FIX: SSMS can't save maintenance plans when you connect to an instance of SQL Server 2008 R2 or earlier versions

Applies to: SQL Server 2016 DeveloperSQL Server 2016 EnterpriseSQL Server 2016 Enterprise Core

Symptoms


Assume that you use Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio that has the June 2016 update installed to connect to an instance of SQL Server 2008 R2 or earlier versions. When you save a maintenance plan, you receive a "No description found" error message.

 Note The version number for SQL Server Management Studio June 2016 generally available update is 13.0.15500.91.

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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