FIX: The description for the Dimension field is not set in the local cube file when you use the CREATE LOCAL CUBE statement in SQL Server 2005

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Bug #: 885 (SQL Hotfix)
Microsoft distributes Microsoft SQL Server 2005 fixes as one downloadable file. Because the fixes are cumulative, each new release contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous SQL Server 2005 fix release.
SUMMARY
This article describes the following about this hotfix release:
  • The issues that are fixed by the hotfix package
  • The prerequisites for installing the hotfix package
  • Whether you must restart the computer after you install the hotfix package
  • Whether you must make any registry changes
  • The files that are contained in the hotfix package
SYMPTOMS
When you use the CREATE LOCAL CUBE statement in Microsoft SQL Server 2005, the description for the Dimension field is not set in the local cube file. Additionally, the description for the Measure field is not set in the local cube file.

Note This problem may also occur in Microsoft SQL Server 2000.
RESOLUTION

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for SQL Server 2005. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
913089 How to obtain the latest service pack for SQL Server 2005

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

    For information about how to obtain SQL Server 2005 SP1, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    913089 How to obtain the latest service pack for SQL Server 2005

Restart information

You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Registry information

You do not have to change the registry.

Hotfix file information

This hotfix contains only those files that are required to correct the issues that this article lists. This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build.

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
For x86-based computers
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Logread.exe2005.90.2167.0398,11220-Jun-200608:35x86
Microsoft.sqlserver.mgdsqldumper.dll2005.90.2167.075,55220-Jun-200608:29x86
Microsoft.sqlserver.sqlenum.dll9.0.2167.0908,06420-Jun-200608:37x86
Msgprox.dll2005.90.2167.0197,92020-Jun-200608:32x86
Msmdlocal.dll9.0.2167.015,662,36820-Jun-200608:32x86
Mssqlsystemresource.ldfNot Applicable524,28819-Jun-200618:38Not Applicable
Mssqlsystemresource.mdfNot Applicable39,911,42419-Jun-200618:38Not Applicable
Replprov.dll2005.90.2167.0547,61620-Jun-200608:35x86
Replrec.dll2005.90.2167.0782,11220-Jun-200608:36x86
Sqlaccess.dll2005.90.2167.0347,93620-Jun-200608:34x86
Sqlservr.exe2005.90.2167.028,950,36020-Jun-200608:32x86
For Itanium-based computers
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Logread.exe2005.90.2167.01,094,94419-Jun-200623:39IA-64
Microsoft.sqlserver.mgdsqldumper.dll2005.90.2167.0163,10419-Jun-200623:41IA-64
Microsoft.sqlserver.mgdsqldumper.dll2005.90.2167.075,55220-Jun-200608:29x86
Microsoft.sqlserver.sqlenum.dll9.0.2167.0875,29619-Jun-200623:39x86
Msgprox.dll2005.90.2167.0542,49619-Jun-200623:38IA-64
Msmdlocal.dll9.0.2167.048,738,59219-Jun-200623:39IA-64
Mssqlsystemresource.ldfNot Applicable524,28819-Jun-200618:38Not Applicable
Mssqlsystemresource.mdfNot Applicable39,911,42419-Jun-200618:38Not Applicable
Replprov.dll2005.90.2167.01,617,18419-Jun-200623:39IA-64
Replrec.dll2005.90.2167.02,141,47219-Jun-200623:39IA-64
Sqlaccess.dll2005.90.2167.0349,47219-Jun-200623:38x86
Sqlservr.exe2005.90.2167.072,183,07219-Jun-200623:39IA-64
STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2.
MORE INFORMATION
For a list of all publicly released SQL Server 2000 post-Service Pack 4 hotfixes, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
894905 Cumulative list of the hotfixes that are available for SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
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Article ID: 921293 - Last Review: 01/17/2015 15:09:32 - Revision: 1.4

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