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.

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.


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.