Functional area permissions are lost after you upgrade to SQL Server 2016 Master Data Services

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

Symptoms


Assume that you create a user in an earlier version of SQL Server Master Data Services (MDS). You assign some functional area permissions to the user. After you upgrade to SQL Server 2016 MDS, the functional area permissions settings are lost and the user is granted with all the functional area permissions expected for the Super User permissions.

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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