FIX: The Excel Add-in still appears on the MDS home page when the option is set to “No” in MDS Configuration Manager

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

Symptoms


Assume that you have a Master Data Services database (MDS) in an instance of Microsoft SQL Server. After you set the Show Excel Add-in text at home page option to No in the MDS Configuration Manager, the Excel Add-in button still appears on the MDS home page.

Resolution


This problem is fixed in the following updates for SQL Server:

         Cumulative Update 10 for SQL Server 2017

Cumulative Update 2 for SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 2

Cumulative Update 10 for SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 1

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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