FIX: A SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services server may stop responding when you try to run an MDX query that uses cell security

Bug #: 50003351 (SQL Hotfix)
Microsoft distributes Microsoft SQL Server 2008 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 2008 fix release.

Symptoms

When you try to run a Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) query that uses cell security, the Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services server may stop responding. If you run the query in SQL Server Management Studio, you may receive the following error message:

Executing the query
Internal error: An unexpected exception occurred.
Execution complete
When this problem occurs, the following event may appear in the Application log:

Resolution

The fix for this problem was first released in Cumulative Update 1.

For more information about how to obtain this cumulative update package for SQL Server 2008, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:



956717

Cumulative update package 1 for SQL Server 2008



Note Because the builds are cumulative, each new fix release contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous SQL Server 2008 fix release. We recommend that you consider applying the most recent fix release that contains this hotfix.

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:



956909

The SQL Server 2008 builds that were released after SQL Server 2008 was released



Workaround

To work around this problem, set the following value in the Msmdsrv.ini file:
<CellPermissionMode>2</CellPermissionMode>
The Msmdsrv.ini file is in the folder in which you installed Analysis Services. For example, the Msmdsrv.ini file may be in the following folder:
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL.2\OLAP\Config

Status

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

More Information

For more information about what files are changed, and for information about any prerequisites to apply the cumulative update package that contains the hotfix that is described in this Microsoft Knowledge Base article, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
956717 Cumulative update package 1 for SQL Server 2008

References

For more information about the list of builds that are available after the release of SQL Server 2008, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

956909 The SQL Server 2008 builds that were released after SQL Server 2008 was released

For more information about the Incremental Servicing Model for SQL Server, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

935897 An Incremental Servicing Model is available from the SQL Server team to deliver hotfixes for reported problems

For more information about the naming schema for SQL Server updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

822499 New naming schema for Microsoft SQL Server software update packages

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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문서 ID: 957819 - 마지막 검토: 2008. 9. 22. - 수정: 1

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