FIX: Exception occurs when you associate an availability database with MDS web application in SQL Server 2016

Applies to: SQL Server 2016 EnterpriseSQL Server 2016 Enterprise Core

Symptoms


When you use Master Data Services Configuration Manager to associate your MDS web application with an availability database to specify the database to use for web operations, you may receive the following exception:

An unexpected exception occurred: System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException (0x80131904): Unclosed quotation mark after the character string

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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