Can't access FILESTREAM data or FileTable files on SQL Server 2012 when Windows deduplication is enabled

Applies to: SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 3SQL Server 2012 DeveloperSQL Server 2012 Enterprise

Symptoms


Assume that you have FILESTREAM data on a database, and you enable the data deduplication feature on the volume where the FILESTREAM data resides. When you try to access the FILESTREAM data or the files on the FileTable share by using Windows APIs or Windows clients, you receive the following error 0x801F0005 message:
An invalid name request was made. The name requested cannot be retrieved at this time


Resolution


The issue was first fixed in the following cumulative update of 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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