FIX: Cannot use SQL Server 2014 SQL Profiler to connect to an instance of SQL Server 2005

Applies to: SQL Server 2014 DeveloperSQL Server 2014 DeveloperSQL Server 2014 Enterprise

Symptoms


When you use Microsoft SQL Server 2014 SQL Profiler to connect to an instance of SQL Server 2005, you receive the following error message:
SQL Server Profiler cannot perform this action on database servers earlier than SQL Server 2005. Please use SQL Server 2005 or later.

Resolution


Cumulative Update information

The issue was first fixed in the following cumulative update of SQL Server.

Cumulative Update 2 for SQL Server 2014 SP1

Cumulative Update 7 for SQL Server 2014

 

Status


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