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Error when start MSDTC Service

Posted on 2014-11-11
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Dear EE,

I got error when i start MSDTC service.

Please see attached screenshot.

Thanks
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Question by:Netsol-NOS
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by:Vitor Montalvão
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Can't help much but tell you what the error message says.
Go and check for error in the EventLog.
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by:Netsol-NOS
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Dear Vitor,

EVERY THING WAS RUNNING FINE TILL

We have changed the permission of MSDTC from NETWORK SERVICES TO DOMAIN USER.

Please see attached file step by step what we have done and after that we have revert back but still MS DTC service is not running.



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MSDTC-Cluste-Issue.docx
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by:Vitor Montalvão
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The MSDTC service must run under the NT AUTHORITY\NetworkService Windows account.
You can read all here in MSDN article.
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by:Netsol-NOS
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Yes you are right.

But now how to resolve this issue.

And guess what the problem is in PRODUCTION....:(
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by:Vitor Montalvão
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Go and change back the service account and restart the MSDTC service. Isn't working anyway.
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by:Netsol-NOS
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I have done it and but now it is not working.
Please see screen shot.
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by:Vitor Montalvão
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Check the EventLog now. There must be some entries relating to the error.
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by:Vitor Montalvão
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Forgot to ask. You started the MSDTC by bringing it online in the cluster administration tool, right? If you didn't then you must do it there. Do not start the service in the Windows Services because it's a cluster.
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by:Netsol-NOS
ID: 40437036
Dear Vitor,

Can you please connect GTM from below link to see the error by your self.

GTM LINK

https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/910156597 

Special thanks for  your help.



Thanks
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by:Netsol-NOS
ID: 40437084
I think the MSDTC disk is not working.

Can you please confirm how can we check the disk?
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by:Vitor Montalvão
ID: 40437106
Try to move the MSDTC group to the other node and check if it works there.
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by:Netsol-NOS
ID: 40437155
Not woking even then.

Can we make another MSDTC service over the existing one.

Like we have old one

MSDTC 1

Can we create new one

MSDTC 2 with new HDD partition ?

Can you please confirm this.
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Vitor Montalvão earned 500 total points
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Sure. Just delete the problematic one before so SQL Server won't try to use it.
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by:Netsol-NOS
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Special thanks.

1) Did we need to close SQL cluster ?
2) Did we need to close secondry server shut down ?
    2a) while  working new MSDTC service on primary server ?

3) After creating new MSDTC service do we need to VALIDATE SQL cluster with the new MSDTC service for synchronization ?

4) DID SQL CLUSTER SURVIVE when NEW MSDTC service will create ?

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by:Vitor Montalvão
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If you create an own group to MSDTC service you won't need to worry with SQL Server, since won't affect it.

After creating the new MSDTC you just need to validate if it works on both nodes and then do a test with your T-SQL code. Isn't expected any downtime for SQL Server or machines.
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by:Netsol-NOS
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Special thanks Vitor so kind of you.

Let me do this in 30 minutes.
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by:Netsol-NOS
ID: 40437310
one out of way questions why we need MSDTC service / partition / cluster perticular for SQL cluster ?
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by:Vitor Montalvão
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You need a MSDTC for handling Distributed Transactions. Isn't necessary to be clustered. You can install a local MSDTC in each node. Will also work.
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by:Netsol-NOS
ID: 40437384
Dear Vitor,

Problem resolved .

Add 2 GB MSDTC another partition in SAN.
Make another MSDTC service.

I need to thank you specially for your dedicated support.

Please email me at adeel.imtiaz@netsoltech.com so that i can get your email address.

Thanks
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by:Netsol-NOS
ID: 40437389
Dear EE,

Mr Vitor provide excellent support to us over the MSDTC service.

Dear Visitors,

Mr. Vitor provide solution.  please read all communication so that you can get the right path.

Thanks
NetSol-NOS
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by:Vitor Montalvão
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I'm glad that I could help you resolve this issue.
Kind regards.
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