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Consider the following scenario:

  • You create a SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) Business Intelligence (BI) project by using SQL Server Data Tools for Visual Studio 2015.

  • You change the ProtectionLevel option to EncryptSensitiveWithPassword for both the project and its package.

  • You add an OData Connection Manager to the package.

When you close and reopen the project in this scenario, you receive an error message that resembles the following:

The project connection manager node 'OData Source.conmgr' failed to load: 'Salt' attribute for Password is missing in the project manifest.
Error loading 'OData Source.conmgr': 'Salt' attribute for Password is missing in the project manifest.


This update is included in Service Pack 1 for SQL Server 2016.

Each new build for SQL Server 2016 contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous build. We recommend that you install the latest build for SQL Server 2016.


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


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