FIX: "sys.external_libraries" catalog views are empty for non-dbo users in SQL Server

Applies to: SQL Server 2017 Developer on WindowsSQL Server 2017 Enterprise on WindowsSQL Server 2017 Enterprise Core on Windows

Symptoms


When non-dbo users try to select from the sys.external_libraries catalog view in SQL Server 2017, they might be unable to view the extensibility external libraries.

Resolution


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

       Cumulative Update 2 for SQL Server 2017

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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