Assume that you have Cumulative Update 8 for Microsoft SQL Server 2017 installed. If you set a value for the Accepted NTLM SPNs variable by using SQL Server Configuration Manager, an access violation occurs during startup of the server.


A fix for this issue is included in the following update for SQL Server:

Cumulative Update 10 for SQL Server 2017

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Each new build for SQL Server contains all the hotfixes and security fixes that were in the previous build. We recommend that you install the latest build for your version of SQL Server:

The latest build for SQL Server 2017


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


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