FIX: Cannot execute the DBCC CLONEDATABASE command on an instance of SQL Server 2014 or 2016 after an in-place upgrade

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

Symptoms


After you perform an in-place upgrade of SQL Server components from Microsoft SQL Server 2012 to Microsoft SQL Server 2014 (SP2) or to 2016 SP1, the execution of the DBCC CLONEDATABASE command that's introduced in SQL Server 2014 SP2 or 2016 SP1 fails.


Resolution


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

Cumulative Update 1 for SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 1 (SP1) 
Cumulative Update 4 for SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 2 (SP2)



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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