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Does anybody know of any reason why we shouldn't enable Network DTC Access on our SQL 2008 cluster?  One of our vendors, Connecsys, has a web app that requires it.  It's been run from a separate DB up to now, but we're trying to consolidate all DBs to the cluster and came across this issue.  I just want to be sure we're not opening up a can of worms here.
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When you do not enable network DTC access on the server, applications can only use transactions that stay on the local computer. For example, transactions cannot flow from a local computer to a database that runs on a separate computer if network DTC access is disabled.

Also, this link might help from msdn:

Configure DTC for SQL 2008 - MSDN
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