Domain-based attributes created by MDS Add-in for Excel are unavailable in SQL Server 2016

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


Consider the following scenario:
  • You use the Master Data Services (MDS) Add-in for Microsoft Excel together with the Business Rules Extension feature (Master Data Services).
  • You create an entity by using the MDS Add-in for Microsoft Excel.
  • You add a free-form attribute to the entity, and then you convert it to a domain-based attribute.
  • You create a business rule that takes a user-defined script as a condition or an action.

In this scenario, the converted attribute is not visible in the attribute list when you set the condition or action.


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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