An update for Microsoft OLE DB Provider for DB2 v3 and for Host Integration Server 2010 is available to enable client transaction load balancing

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SYMPTOMS

Microsoft OLE DB Provider for DB2 v3 and Microsoft Host Integration Server 2010 do not support client transaction load balancing.

This hotfix adds the client transaction load balancing feature to the provider.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, apply this hotfix. Additionally, you must enable the hotfix in the registry. For more information about how to enable this hotfix in the registry, see the Registry information section.

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problem described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft website:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/? ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for installing this hotfix.

Restart information

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.


Registry information


Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756 How to back up and restore the registry in Windows

To enable this hotfix, follow these steps:
  1. Start Registry Editor. To do this, click Start
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    the Start button
    , type regedit in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER.

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    User Account Control permission
    If you are prompted for an administrator password or for confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
  2. Locate and then click to select the following registry subkey: 
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Host Integration Server\Data Integration
  3. After you select the subkey that is specified in step 2, point to New on the Edit menu, and then click DWORD Value.
  4. Type EnableLoadBalance, and then press ENTER.
  5. Right-click EnableLoadBalance, and then click Modify.
  6. In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK.
  7. Locate and then click to select the following registry subkey: 
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\MSDRDA
  8. After you select the subkey that is specified in step 7, point to New on the Edit menu, and then click DWORD Value.
  9. Type LoadBalancing, and then press ENTER.
  10. Right-click LoadBalancing, and then click Modify.
  11. In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK.
  12. On the File menu, click Exit to exit Registry Editor.


Replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

For the x86-based version of Microsoft OLE DB Provider for DB2
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Db2oledb.dll8.0.4303.0628,56014-Oct-201012:09x86
Msdrda.dll8.0.4303.0898,89614-Oct-201012:09x86
For the x64-based version of Microsoft OLE DB Provider for DB2
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Db2oledb.dll8.0.4303.0628,56014-Oct-201012:12x86
Db2oledb.dll8.0.4303.0877,90414-Oct-201012:12x64
Msdrda.dll8.0.4303.01,547,08814-Oct-201012:12x64
Msdrda.dll8.0.4303.0898,89614-Oct-201012:12x86
For the IA-64-based version of Microsoft OLE DB Provider for DB2
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Db2oledb.dll8.0.4303.01,713,48814-Oct-201012:14IA-64
Db2oledb.dll8.0.4303.0628,56014-Oct-201012:14x86
Msdrda.dll8.0.4303.02,427,21614-Oct-201012:14IA-64
Msdrda.dll8.0.4303.0898,89614-Oct-201012:14x86
For the x86-based version of Microsoft Host Integration Server 2010
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Db2oledb.dll8.5.4246.226-Oct-201023:49640,848
Microsoft.HostIntegration.DrdaLink.dll8.5.4246.226-Oct-201023:4958,760
Msdrda.dll8.5.4246.226-Oct-201023:49972,624
For the x64-based version of Microsoft Host Integration Server 2010
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Db2oledb.dll8.5.4246.226-Oct-201023:56897,872x64
Microsoft.HostIntegration.DrdaLink.dll8.5.4246.226-Oct-201023:5669,000x64
Msdrda.dll8.5.4246.226-Oct-201023:561,689,424x64
Db2oledb.dll8.5.4246.226-Oct-201023:49640,848x86
Microsoft.HostIntegration.DrdaLink.dll8.5.4246.226-Oct-201023:4958,760x86
Msdrda.dll8.5.4246.226-Oct-201023:49972,624x86


STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

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Article ID: 2437104 - Last Review: November 10, 2010 - Revision: 1.0
Keywords: 
kbautohotfix kbqfe kbhotfixserver kbfix kbexpertiseinter kbprb kbsurveynew kbbug KB2437104

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