An unhandled exception occurs when you reopen a saved workbook that contains MDS entities in SQL Server 2016

Applies to: SQL Server 2016 DeveloperSQL Server 2016 EnterpriseSQL Server 2016 Standard


Assume that you use the Master Data Services Add-in for Microsoft Excel to connect to Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Master Data Services. You open one or more MDS entities, and then you save and close the workbook. In this situation, when you reopen the workbook, you receive an exception that resembles the following:
Exception from HRESULT : 0x800A03EC


The fix for this issue is included in the following cumulative update for SQL Server:


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


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