FIX: SSMS can't save maintenance plans when you connect to an instance of SQL Server 2008 R2 or earlier versions

Assume that you use Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio that has the June 2016 update installed to connect to an instance of SQL Server 2008 R2 or earlier versions. When you save a maintenance plan, you receive a "No description found" error message.

 Note The version number for SQL Server Management Studio June 2016 generally available update is 13.0.15500.91.
The issue was first fixed in the following cumulative update of SQL Server: Recommendation: Install the latest cumulative update for SQL Server
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Article ID: 3171882 - Last Review: 07/25/2016 21:44:00 - Revision: 1.0

Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Developer, Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Enterprise, Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Enterprise Core, Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Standard

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