Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP do not Support TIP Protocol by default

Review this document if your site is using UADTC with Windows Server 2003 or Windows XP.
Explanation:

Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP disable the TIP protocol by default. Prior to attempting to use UADTC, TIP protocol must be enabled.

Workaround:Please see resolution.

Resolution:

Steps to enable the TIP protocol are:

  • Select Start, Control Panel, Administrative Tools, Component Services
  • Expand Component Services
  • Expand Computers
  • Right click on the computer on which you wish to enable TIP, select Properties, select the MSDTC tab
  • Click on Security Configuration
  • Check the box “Transaction Internet Protocol (TIP) Transactions”
  • Click OK
  • Click OK
  • Click OK
  • Close the Component Services window

See also: Windows Server 2003 SP1 Disables MS DTC Network Access.

See also: After installing Microsoft Security Bulletin MS05-051 (Knowledge Base article 902400) to Windows 2000, Windows XP, or Windows Server 2003, attempts to execute a distributed transaction using UADTC fail.