Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Error when I try to commit my transaction

Posted on 2001-06-12
6
Medium Priority
?
244 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-04
I have a series of sqlqueries I wish to use all or none...problem is I keep getting this error message when I try to commit the transaction...
"Cannot create new connection because in manual or distributed transaction mode"

my connection object is declared in a module and then used throughout my code..

BTW:when I ask the conn for its mode it reports 0...

On Error GoTo rollback

  conn.BeginTrans
  conn.Execute (sqlstr_create_view1)
  conn.Execute (sqlstr_create_view2)
  Set resultset1 = conn.Execute(sqlstr_test)
  conn.Execute (sqlstr_drop_view1)
  conn.Execute (sqlstr_drop_view2)
 
  conn.CommitTrans
 
  GoTo skip_rollback
 
rollback:
  conn.RollbackTrans
  MsgBox Err.Description
skip_rollback:
  On Error Resume Next

0
Comment
Question by:mccainz2
  • 3
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:nutwiss
ID: 6181823
are you running under MTS?
0
 
LVL 5

Author Comment

by:mccainz2
ID: 6181861
I was told somewhere else to make sure my mssql server had MSDTC agent set to autostart in the sqlserver properties....this was the configuration I started with. Not sure about MTS.....suggestion?
0
 
LVL 5

Author Comment

by:mccainz2
ID: 6181897
I was told somewhere else to make sure my mssql server had MSDTC agent set to autostart in the sqlserver properties....this was the configuration I started with. Not sure about MTS.....suggestion?
0
Concerto's Cloud Advisory Services

Want to avoid the missteps to gaining all the benefits of the cloud? Learn more about the different assessment options from our Cloud Advisory team.

 

Expert Comment

by:Feres
ID: 6182285
just a curiosity:
are you trying to use DDL commands (such as create) inside a transaction? is it safe?
0
 
LVL 5

Author Comment

by:mccainz2
ID: 6182761
I create two views inside the transcation.....is that a problem?????
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
Feres earned 200 total points
ID: 6182798
I remember that once before I tried to use DDL (Data Definition Language) commands inside transactions and I got errors back.
This commands includes:
create tables, foreign keys, indexes, etc,
To be honest, I'm not sure, but I feel like creating views is considered DDL commands.
Inside transaction only DML (data manipulation language)

just in case, try something like this


On Error GoTo rollback

 conn.Execute (sqlstr_create_view1)
 conn.Execute (sqlstr_create_view2)
 
 conn.BeginTrans

 Set resultset1 = conn.Execute(sqlstr_test)

 conn.CommitTrans
 
 conn.Execute (sqlstr_drop_view1)
 conn.Execute (sqlstr_drop_view2)


-------------------------------------
another situation in your code, did you realize that if you get an error you try to execute a commit after execute a rollback? Try comment the line 'On Error Resume Next'  and see what happen ....

regards,
feres

0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Have you ever wanted to restrict the users input in a textbox to numbers, and while doing that make sure that they can't 'cheat' by pasting in non-numeric text? Of course you can do that with code you write yourself but it's tedious and error-prone …
When designing a form there are several BorderStyles to choose from, all of which can be classified as either 'Fixed' or 'Sizable' and I'd guess that 'Fixed Single' or one of the other fixed types is the most popular choice. I assume it's the most p…
Get people started with the utilization of class modules. Class modules can be a powerful tool in Microsoft Access. They allow you to create self-contained objects that encapsulate functionality. They can easily hide the complexity of a process from…
This lesson covers basic error handling code in Microsoft Excel using VBA. This is the first lesson in a 3-part series that uses code to loop through an Excel spreadsheet in VBA and then fix errors, taking advantage of error handling code. This l…
Suggested Courses

886 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question