FIX: Access violation occurs when you query sys.dm_hadr_availability_replica_states in SQL Server 2016

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

Symptoms


Assume that you use Microsoft SQL Server 2016. During distributed availability groups (DAG) creation, when you query sys.dm_hadr_availability_replica_states, access violation occurs.

Status


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

Resolution


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