Consider the following scenario:
- You have a Microsoft SQL Server 2012 database that contains FILESTREAM data and FileTables.
- The database is in an AlwaysOn Availability Group that is hosted on a Windows Server 2012-based failover cluster.
- You create an availability group listener for the Availability Group.
- You check whether you can access a VNN FILESTREAM share that has the primary replica of the availability group by using Virtual Network Name in the following format:
Note When you access the share by using the name of the node that has the primary replica of the Availability Group, all files are visible in the share.
Hotfix informationA supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix Download Available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.
Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft website: Note The "Hotfix Download Available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.
PrerequisitesTo apply this hotfix, you must be running Windows Server 2012.
Registry informationTo apply this hotfix, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.
Restart requirementYou do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.
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