FIX: AG is suspended when cross-database transaction is applied on AG databases in SQL Server 2016

Applies to: SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 2SQL Server 2016 DeveloperSQL Server 2016 Enterprise

Symptoms


Assume that you use Always On Availability Group (AG) in Microsoft SQL Server 2016. When you apply cross-database transactions in AG database, an Access violation occurs and then AG is suspended. Additionally, a stack dump and error log may be generated.

Status


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

Resolution


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

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