FIX: Error occurs for queries on global measures that have previously been referenced by query scoped measures in SSAS 2016 tabular mode

Applies to: SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 1SQL Server 2016 DeveloperSQL Server 2016 Enterprise

Symptoms


Assume that you use Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Analysis Services (SSAS 2016) in Tabular mode in which the Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) or Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) query that you execute contains a query scoped measure that references a global measure. When you execute another MDX or DAX query that references to the same global measure subsequently, the query may fail and you will receive the following error message:
 
An unexpected exception occurred

Resolution


This issue is fixed in the following cumulative updates for SQL Server:

Cumulative Update 2 for SQL Server 2016 SP1

Cumulative Update 4 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


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