Event ID 4418 — Transaction Manager Functionality

Updated: February 22, 2008

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

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Transaction Manager is the component of the Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator (MS DTC) that is responsible for coordinating transaction processing among all interested parties.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 4418
Source: Microsoft-Windows-MSDTC
Version: 6.0
Symbolic Name: IDS_DTC_E_NOGETSECURITYCONFIG
Message: MS DTC Transaction Manager start failed. GetSecurityConfiguration returned error %1.%0

Resolve

Reinstall MSDTC

The system reported an unexpected error condition. You can resolve this condition by uninstalling and then reinstalling the Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator service (MSDTC).

To perform this procedure, you must have membership in Administrators, or you must have been delegated the appropriate authority.

To uninstall and then reinstall MSDTC:

  1. Click Start, and then click Command Prompt.
  2. At the command prompt, type msdtc -uninstall, and then press ENTER.
  3. At the command prompt, type msdtc -install, and then press ENTER.

Verify

To perform this procedure, you must have membership in Administrators, or you must have been delegated the appropriate authority.

To verify that the Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator (MS DTC) is running:

  1. Click Start, and then click Command Prompt.
  2. At the command prompt, type sc query msdtc, and then press ENTER.
  3. The system responds with information about the service. Confirm that these two items appear: SERVICE_NAME: msdtc and STATE : 4 RUNNING.

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