An unhandled exception occurs after a filter is applied on an attribute in SQL Server 2016 Master Data Services

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

Symptoms


Assume that you apply a filter on an attribute when you add MDS data into a Microsoft Excel worksheet by using the Master Data Services Add-in for Excel. If the attribute uses a list separator character that is not a comma, you may receive an exception that resembles the following:
Exception from HRESULT : 0x800A03EC

Resolution


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