Assume that you create a synonym for a stored procedure that takes a table-valued parameter in Microsoft SQL Server 2014 or 2016. When you execute that stored procedure by using the synonym from a remote procedure call (RPC), for example, from a C# application, the execution fails, and you receive the following error message:
The request for procedure <procedure name> failed because <object name> is a synonym object.
Note When you execute the same stored procedure by using SQL Server Management Studio, this issue does not occur.
The issue is fixed in the following cumulative updates of SQL Server:
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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
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