Event ID 4117 — Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator Service User Interface

Updated: December 3, 2008

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

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You can access the Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator service (MSDTC) user interface (UI) through the Component Services administrative tool. An administrator can use the Component Services administrative tool to set Tracing, Logging, and Security policy for MSDTC.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 4117
Source: Microsoft-Windows-MSDTC
Version: 6.1
Symbolic Name: IDS_DTC_E_NOUISERVERINIT
Message: Could not initialize the MS DTC user interface server object.%0

Resolve

Restart Component Services, and confirm that the DTC is running properly

The Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator service (MSDTC) user interface (UI) failed to start in the Component Services snap-in. Try restarting the Component Services administrative tool.

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

To start Component Services and confirm that the Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator (MS DTC) is running properly:

  1. Click Start, and then click Run.
  2. Type comexp.msc, and then click OK. If the User Account Control dialog box appears, confirm that the action it displays is what you want, and then click Continue.
  3. Click Component Services, click Computers, click My Computer, click Distributed Transaction Coordinator, and then confirm that the MS DTC is listed and running.

If you continue to get this error, note any details in the event message, and then contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support (CSS). For information about how to contact CSS, see Enterprise Support (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=52267).

Verify

You can use the Component Services administrative tool to verify that the Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator service (MSDTC) is running properly.

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

To open Component Services and verify that MSDTC is running properly:

  1. Click Start, and then click Run.
  2. Type comexp.msc, and then click OK. If the User Account Control dialog box appears, confirm that the action it displays is what you want, and then click Continue.
  3. Click Component Services, click Computers, click My Computer, click Distributed Transaction Coordinator, and then verify that your DTC is listed and running.

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