The following errors are observed when activating a config that has entries for vertical partitioning:
sp_ctrl >activate config <config_name>
Column specified in vertical partitioning source column list does not exist in source table.
There may be incorrect source column names specified in the config entries involving vertical partitioning.
Check for any errors/typo in the column names for entries involving vertical partitioning and correct them as appropriate. Then activate the config again.