Improvement: DMV sys.dm_hadr_cluster reports cloud witness quorum type "4" and quorum_type_desc "UNKNOWN_QUORUM" in SQL Server 2016 and 2017

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

Improvement


Assume that you enable Always On Availability Groups in Microsoft SQL Server 2016 and 2017 on Windows Server Failover Cluster (WSFC) node with Cloud Witness quorum. In Dynamic Management View (DMV), sys.dm_hadr_cluster reports cloud witness quorum as type "4" and quorum_type_desc as "UNKNOWN_QUORUM".

Resolution


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

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