FIX: Access violation when you enable TDE in SQL Server 2012

Applies to: SQL Server 2012 EnterpriseSQL Server 2012 StandardSQL Server 2012 Developer


This access violation is triggered when you use transparent data encryption (TDE) together with the buffer pool extension (BPE) feature in an instance of SQL Server 2012.


Service pack information for SQL Server 2012

To fix this issue, get Service Pack 3 for SQL Server 2012: 

For more information about SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 3 (SP3), see bugs that are fixed in SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 3 .


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