FIX: "Search failed: Failed to retrieve data for this request" message when you search for some SQL Azure database objects in the "Object Explorer Details" tab of SQL Server 2008 R2 Management Studio

Applies to: SQL Server 2008 R2

Microsoft distributes Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 fixes as one downloadable file. Because the fixes are cumulative, each new release contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous SQL Server 2008 R2 fix release.

Symptoms


Consider the following scenario:
  • You connect to a SQL Azure database in the SQL Server 2008 R2 Management Studio (SSMS).
  • You try to search for some objects in the Object Explorer Details tab.

    Note
    To open Object Explorer Details, click Object Explorer Details on the View menu.

In this scenario, search results are not returned, and you receive a "Search failed: Failed to retrieve data for this request" message.

Resolution


Cumulative update information

SQL Server 2008 R2

The fix for this issue was first released in Cumulative Update 4. For more information about how to obtain this cumulative update package for SQL Server 2008 R2, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2345451 Cumulative Update package 4 for SQL Server 2008 R2
Note Because the builds are cumulative, each new fix release contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous SQL Server 2008 R2 fix release. We recommend that you consider applying the most recent fix release that contains this hotfix. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
981356 The SQL Server 2008 R2 builds that were released after SQL Server 2008 R2 was released

Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.