FIX: "An unknown error" for "Show More Members" on Entity Dependencies explorer page in SQL Server 2016 and 2017 Master Data Services

Applies to: SQL Server 2016 Enterprise CoreSQL Server 2016 EnterpriseSQL Server 2016 Developer


Assume that you use Microsoft SQL Server 2016 or 2017 Master Data Services. When you view entity dependencies on the Entity Dependencies explorer page, if an entity contains too many members, only a portion of the members are visible in the tree view. When you click Show More Members, you receive an error message that resembles the following:


This fix is included in the following cumulative updates for SQL Server:

Cumulative Update 2 for SQL Server 2017

Cumulative Update 5 for SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 1.


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.


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