This article describes the GDR update package for Microsoft SQL Server 2016 RTM. This update contains hotfixes for issues that were fixed after the release of SQL Server 2016. To apply this hotfix package, you must have SQL Server 2016 RTM installed on your computer.

Notes

  • If you have previously installed SQL Server 2016 RTM Cumulative Update 1, 2, or 3, you must install KB3210110 - On-demand hotfix update package for SQL Server 2016 CU3 to address the issues described below, as well as all hotfixes up to and including Cumulative Update 3.

    • In this case, your current installation build number would be greater than or equal to13.0.2149.0.

  • If you have not previously installed SQL Server 2016 RTM Cumulative Update 1, 2, or 3, you can install this GDR update to only address the issues described below as well as all important GDR issues addressed since SQL Server 2016 RTM, or optionally install KB3210110 to address the issues described below as well as all hotfixes addressed up to and including Cumulative Update 3.

    • In this case, your current installation build number would be less than 13.0.2149.0.

  • The build number of this GDR hotfix update package is 13.0.1728.2

Resolution

How to obtain this update package

The following update package on the Microsoft Download Center will also be made available through Microsoft Update.

Download information

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
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New issues addressed in this GDR hotfix update package

3210708: FIX: Cannot install SQL Server R Services during an offline installation of SQL Server 2016 updates 

3210262: FIX: Version of R Client is incompatible with the Microsoft R server version 8.0.3

3210087: FIX: Errors when you try to save MDS business rules in SQL Server 2016

Cumulative issues addressed in this GDR hotfix update package

3199641: MS16-136: Security update for SQL Server: November 8, 2016 

3164398: Critical update for SQL Server 2016 MSVCRT prerequisites 

3179258: Critical Update for SQL Server 2016 Analysis Services

Hotfix update package information

Restart information

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix update.

Registry information

To use one of the hotfixes in this package, you don't have to make any changes to the registry.

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