Operating system error 32 when you restore a database in SQL Server 2012 SP3, 2014, or 2016

Applies to: SQL Server 2014 EnterpriseSQL Server 2014 EnterpriseSQL Server 2012 Service Pack 3 More

Symptoms


When you restore a database from a striped backup set that contains FILESTREAM data in SQL Server 2012 SP3, 2014, or 2016, you receive error messages that resemble the following:
Msg 3634, Level 16, State 1, Line 2

The operating system returned the error '32(The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process.)' while attempting 'OpenFile' on file_path.

Msg 3013, Level 16, State 1, Line 2

RESTORE DATABASE is terminating abnormally.

Resolution


This problem was fixed in the following cumulative updates for SQL Server:

Status


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

References


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