FIX: Permission issue or failure occurs when you upgrade to SQL Server 2016 Master Data Services Content provided by Microsoft Applies to: Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Enterprise, Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Enterprise Core Select Product Version All ProductsMicrosoft SQL Server 2016 Enterprise CoreMicrosoft SQL Server 2016 Enterprise Symptoms This update fixes the following issues:If the Master Data Services (MDS) database contains attributes that end with in "_Code", "_Name", or "_ID", the MDS database upgrade may fail.If you use member permissions in an earlier version of MDS, the member permissions may not be upgraded correctly, and the member permissions may be broken after the upgrade. Resolution The issue was first fixed in the following cumulative update of SQL Server: Cumulative Update 1 for SQL Server 2016 Recommendation: Install the latest cumulative update for SQL ServerEach new cumulative update for SQL Server contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous cumulative update. We recommend that you download and install the latest cumulative updates for SQL Server:Latest cumulative update for SQL Server 2016 Status Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. References Learn about the terminology that Microsoft uses to describe software updates. Last Updated: Jan 7, 2017 Was this information helpful? Yes No Tell us what we can do to improve the article Submit Thanks! Your feedback will help us improve the support experience.