FIX: Error message when a serviced component in a COM+ application calls another serviced component in a second COM+ application: "0x8004E027"

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SYMPTOMS

Consider the following scenario:
  • A serviced component in a Microsoft COM+ application calls another serviced component in a second COM+ application.
  • Each serviced component connects to a data store in Microsoft SQL Server.
  • The first serviced component is marked TX required.
  • The second serviced component is marked TX supported.
  • The computer has the critical update that is discussed in Microsoft Knowledge Base article 902400 installed.
  • The computer has the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 installed.
In this scenario, you may receive an error message that is similar to the following:
0x8004E027
CONTEXT_E_NOTRANSACTION
The requested operation requires that the current context have a Transaction, and it does not.

CAUSE

This problem occurs because the .NET Framework 2.0 calls the FetchTransaction method in COM+. The FetchTransaction method requires a transaction. If a transaction is not present in the second serviced component, you receive the error message that is mentioned in the "Symptoms" section.

RESOLUTION

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
889100 How to obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003

Hotfix rollup package information

This problem is fixed in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Post-Service Pack 1 COM+ 1.5 Hotfix Rollup Package 7. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
910730 Availability of Windows Server 2003 Post-Service Pack 1 COM+ 1.5 Hotfix Rollup Package 7

Hotfix information

Prerequisites

You must have Windows Server 2003 installed on the computer to apply this hotfix.

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix 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 tool in Control Panel.
Windows Server 2003, Itanium architecture
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformService branch
Catsrv.dll2001.12.4720.445622,08017-Nov-200502:45IA-64Not Applicable
Catsrvut.dll2001.12.4720.4451,555,45617-Nov-200502:45IA-64Not Applicable
Clbcatex.dll2001.12.4720.445263,68017-Nov-200502:45IA-64Not Applicable
Clbcatq.dll2001.12.4720.4451,287,16817-Nov-200502:45IA-64Not Applicable
Colbact.dll2001.12.4720.445171,00817-Nov-200502:45IA-64Not Applicable
Comadmin.dll2001.12.4720.445411,13617-Nov-200502:45IA-64Not Applicable
Comrepl.dll2001.12.4720.445275,45617-Nov-200502:45IA-64Not Applicable
Comsvcs.dll2001.12.4720.4453,143,16817-Nov-200502:45IA-64Not Applicable
Comuid.dll2001.12.4720.4451,873,40817-Nov-200502:45IA-64Not Applicable
Es.dll2001.12.4720.445654,33617-Nov-200502:45IA-64Not Applicable
Msdtcprx.dll2001.12.4720.4451,311,74417-Nov-200502:45IA-64Not Applicable
Msdtctm.dll2001.12.4720.4453,152,38417-Nov-200502:45IA-64Not Applicable
Msdtcuiu.dll2001.12.4720.445463,36017-Nov-200502:45IA-64Not Applicable
Mtxclu.dll2001.12.4720.445203,77617-Nov-200502:45IA-64Not Applicable
Mtxdm.dll2001.12.4720.44545,56817-Nov-200502:45IA-64Not Applicable
Mtxoci.dll2001.12.4720.445320,00017-Nov-200502:45IA-64Not Applicable
Ole32.dll5.2.3790.4453,582,97617-Nov-200502:45IA-64Not Applicable
Olecli32.dll5.2.3790.445223,74417-Nov-200502:45IA-64Not Applicable
Olecnv32.dll5.2.3790.44589,08817-Nov-200502:45IA-64Not Applicable
Rpcproxy.dll5.2.3790.14173,21617-Nov-200502:45IA-64Not Applicable
Rpcrt4.dll5.2.3790.1412,150,40017-Nov-200502:45IA-64Not Applicable
Rpcss.dll5.2.3790.445694,27217-Nov-200502:45IA-64Not Applicable
Stclient.dll2001.12.4720.445140,80017-Nov-200502:45IA-64Not Applicable
Txflog.dll2001.12.4720.445280,06417-Nov-200502:45IA-64Not Applicable
Wcatsrv.dll2001.12.4720.445258,56017-Nov-200502:45x86WOW
Wcatsrvut.dll2001.12.4720.445584,19217-Nov-200502:45x86WOW
Wclbcatex.dll2001.12.4720.44598,30417-Nov-200502:45x86WOW
Wclbcatq.dll2001.12.4720.445490,49617-Nov-200502:45x86WOW
Wcolbact.dll2001.12.4720.44556,83217-Nov-200502:45x86WOW
Wcomadmin.dll2001.12.4720.445189,44017-Nov-200502:45x86WOW
Wcomsvcs.dll2001.12.4720.4451,209,34417-Nov-200502:45x86WOW
Wes.dll2001.12.4720.445226,81617-Nov-200502:45x86WOW
Wmsdtcprx.dll2001.12.4720.445445,95217-Nov-200502:45x86WOW
Wmsdtcuiu.dll2001.12.4720.445160,76817-Nov-200502:45x86WOW
Wmtxclu.dll2001.12.4720.44576,28817-Nov-200502:45x86WOW
Wmtxdm.dll2001.12.4720.44518,94417-Nov-200502:45x86WOW
Wmtxoci.dll2001.12.4720.445109,05617-Nov-200502:45x86WOW
Wole32.dll5.2.3790.4451,193,98417-Nov-200502:45x86WOW
Wolecli32.dll5.2.3790.44572,19217-Nov-200502:45x86WOW
Wolecnv32.dll5.2.3790.44536,35217-Nov-200502:45x86WOW
Wrpcproxy.dll5.2.3790.14126,11217-Nov-200502:45x86WOW
Wrpcrt4.dll5.2.3790.141544,25617-Nov-200502:45x86WOW
Wstclient.dll2001.12.4720.44560,41617-Nov-200502:45x86WOW
Wtxflog.dll2001.12.4720.44595,23217-Nov-200502:45x86WOW
Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1), Itanium architecture
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Catsrv.dll2001.12.4720.2572657,40817-Nov-200502:45IA-64SP1Not Applicable
Catsrvut.dll2001.12.4720.25721,632,25617-Nov-200502:45IA-64SP1Not Applicable
Clbcatex.dll2001.12.4720.2572279,04017-Nov-200502:45IA-64SP1Not Applicable
Clbcatq.dll2001.12.4720.25721,353,72817-Nov-200502:45IA-64SP1Not Applicable
Colbact.dll2001.12.4720.2572181,76017-Nov-200502:45IA-64SP1Not Applicable
Comadmin.dll2001.12.4720.2572420,35217-Nov-200502:45IA-64SP1Not Applicable
Comrepl.dll2001.12.4720.2572285,18417-Nov-200502:45IA-64SP1Not Applicable
Comsvcs.dll2001.12.4720.25723,366,91217-Nov-200502:45IA-64SP1Not Applicable
Comuid.dll2001.12.4720.25721,977,85617-Nov-200502:45IA-64SP1Not Applicable
Es.dll2001.12.4720.2572701,44017-Nov-200502:45IA-64SP1Not Applicable
Msdtcprx.dll2001.12.4720.25721,337,34417-Nov-200502:45IA-64SP1Not Applicable
Msdtctm.dll2001.12.4720.25723,096,06417-Nov-200502:45IA-64SP1Not Applicable
Msdtcuiu.dll2001.12.4720.2572486,40017-Nov-200502:45IA-64SP1Not Applicable
Mtxclu.dll2001.12.4720.2572207,87217-Nov-200502:45IA-64SP1Not Applicable
Mtxdm.dll2001.12.4720.257247,61617-Nov-200502:45IA-64SP1Not Applicable
Mtxoci.dll2001.12.4720.2572322,04817-Nov-200502:45IA-64SP1Not Applicable
Ole32.dll5.2.3790.25723,999,74417-Nov-200502:45IA-64SP1Not Applicable
Olecli32.dll5.2.3790.2572252,41617-Nov-200502:45IA-64SP1Not Applicable
Olecnv32.dll5.2.3790.257290,11217-Nov-200502:45IA-64SP1Not Applicable
Rpcss.dll5.2.3790.2572859,13617-Nov-200502:45IA-64SP1Not Applicable
Stclient.dll2001.12.4720.2572149,50417-Nov-200502:45IA-64SP1Not Applicable
Txflog.dll2001.12.4720.2572301,56817-Nov-200502:45IA-64SP1Not Applicable
Wcatsrv.dll2001.12.4720.2572273,92017-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Wcatsrvut.dll2001.12.4720.2572619,52017-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Wclbcatex.dll2001.12.4720.2572104,96017-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Wclbcatq.dll2001.12.4720.2572514,04817-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Wcolbact.dll2001.12.4720.257258,88017-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Wcomadmin.dll2001.12.4720.2572196,60817-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Wcomsvcs.dll2001.12.4720.25721,268,73617-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Wcomuid.dll2001.12.4720.2572596,48017-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Wes.dll2001.12.4720.2572238,59217-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Wmsdtcprx.dll2001.12.4720.2572470,52817-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Wmsdtcuiu.dll2001.12.4720.2572165,88817-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Wmtxclu.dll2001.12.4720.257278,84817-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Wmtxdm.dll2001.12.4720.257220,99217-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Wmtxoci.dll2001.12.4720.2572111,10417-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Wole32.dll5.2.3790.25721,247,23217-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Wolecli32.dll5.2.3790.257275,77617-Nov-200502:45Not ApplicableSP1WOW
Wolecnv32.dll5.2.3790.257238,91217-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Wstclient.dll2001.12.4720.257264,00017-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Wtxflog.dll2001.12.4720.257298,81617-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Windows Server 2003 SP1, x64
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Catsrv.dll2001.12.4720.2572418,30417-Nov-200502:45x64SP1Not Applicable
Catsrvut.dll2001.12.4720.25721,083,90417-Nov-200502:45x64SP1Not Applicable
Clbcatex.dll2001.12.4720.2572175,10417-Nov-200502:45x64SP1Not Applicable
Clbcatq.dll2001.12.4720.2572882,68817-Nov-200502:45x64SP1Not Applicable
Colbact.dll2001.12.4720.257297,28017-Nov-200502:45x64SP1Not Applicable
Comadmin.dll2001.12.4720.2572288,76817-Nov-200502:45x64SP1Not Applicable
Comrepl.dll2001.12.4720.2572188,92817-Nov-200502:45x64SP1Not Applicable
Comsvcs.dll2001.12.4720.25722,194,94417-Nov-200502:45x64SP1Not Applicable
Comuid.dll2001.12.4720.25721,478,14417-Nov-200502:45x64SP1Not Applicable
Es.dll2001.12.4720.2572365,56817-Nov-200502:45x64SP1Not Applicable
Msdtcprx.dll2001.12.4720.2572830,46417-Nov-200502:45x64SP1Not Applicable
Msdtctm.dll2001.12.4720.25722,073,08817-Nov-200502:45x64SP1Not Applicable
Msdtcuiu.dll2001.12.4720.2572291,32817-Nov-200502:45x64SP1Not Applicable
Mtxclu.dll2001.12.4720.2572144,89617-Nov-200502:45x64SP1Not Applicable
Mtxdm.dll2001.12.4720.257230,20817-Nov-200502:45x64SP1Not Applicable
Mtxoci.dll2001.12.4720.2572175,10417-Nov-200502:45x64SP1Not Applicable
Ole32.dll5.2.3790.25722,546,68817-Nov-200502:45x64SP1Not Applicable
Olecli32.dll5.2.3790.2572131,58417-Nov-200502:45x64SP1Not Applicable
Olecnv32.dll5.2.3790.257256,83217-Nov-200502:45x64SP1Not Applicable
Rpcss.dll5.2.3790.2572698,36817-Nov-200502:45x64SP1Not Applicable
Stclient.dll2001.12.4720.2572101,88817-Nov-200502:45x64SP1Not Applicable
Txflog.dll2001.12.4720.2572180,22417-Nov-200502:45x64SP1Not Applicable
Wcatsrv.dll2001.12.4720.2572273,92017-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Wcatsrvut.dll2001.12.4720.2572619,52017-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Wclbcatex.dll2001.12.4720.2572104,96017-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Wclbcatq.dll2001.12.4720.2572514,04817-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Wcolbact.dll2001.12.4720.257258,88017-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Wcomadmin.dll2001.12.4720.2572196,60817-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Wcomsvcs.dll2001.12.4720.25721,268,73617-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Wcomuid.dll2001.12.4720.2572596,48017-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Wes.dll2001.12.4720.2572238,59217-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Wmsdtcprx.dll2001.12.4720.2572470,52817-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Wmsdtcuiu.dll2001.12.4720.2572165,88817-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Wmtxclu.dll2001.12.4720.257278,84817-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Wmtxdm.dll2001.12.4720.257220,99217-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Wmtxoci.dll2001.12.4720.2572111,10417-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Wole32.dll5.2.3790.25721,247,23217-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Wolecli32.dll5.2.3790.257275,77617-Nov-200502:45Not ApplicableSP1WOW
Wolecnv32.dll5.2.3790.257238,91217-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Wstclient.dll2001.12.4720.257264,00017-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Wtxflog.dll2001.12.4720.257298,81617-Nov-200502:45x86SP1WOW
Windows Server 2003, x86
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Catsrv.dll2001.12.4720.445258,56017-Nov-200503:09
Catsrvut.dll2001.12.4720.445584,19217-Nov-200503:09
Clbcatex.dll2001.12.4720.44598,30417-Nov-200503:09
Clbcatq.dll2001.12.4720.445490,49617-Nov-200503:09
Colbact.dll2001.12.4720.44556,83217-Nov-200503:09
Comadmin.dll2001.12.4720.445189,44017-Nov-200503:09
Comrepl.dll2001.12.4720.44586,52817-Nov-200503:09
Comsvcs.dll2001.12.4720.4451,209,34417-Nov-200503:09
Comuid.dll2001.12.4720.445565,24817-Nov-200503:09
Es.dll2001.12.4720.445226,81617-Nov-200503:09
Msdtcprx.dll2001.12.4720.445445,95217-Nov-200503:09
Msdtctm.dll2001.12.4720.445965,12017-Nov-200503:09
Msdtcuiu.dll2001.12.4720.445160,76817-Nov-200503:09
Mtxclu.dll2001.12.4720.44576,28817-Nov-200503:09
Mtxdm.dll2001.12.4720.44518,94417-Nov-200503:09
Mtxoci.dll2001.12.4720.445109,05617-Nov-200503:09
Ole32.dll5.2.3790.4451,193,98417-Nov-200503:09
Olecli32.dll5.2.3790.44572,19217-Nov-200503:09
Olecnv32.dll5.2.3790.44536,35217-Nov-200503:09
Rpcproxy.dll5.2.3790.14126,11216-Mar-200403:17
Rpcrt4.dll5.2.3790.141659,96816-Mar-200403:17
Rpcss.dll5.2.3790.445296,96017-Nov-200503:09
Stclient.dll2001.12.4720.44560,41617-Nov-200503:09
Txflog.dll2001.12.4720.44595,23217-Nov-200503:09
Windows Server 2003 SP1, x86
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirement
Catsrv.dll2001.12.4720.2572273,92017-Nov-200503:20x86SP1
Catsrvut.dll2001.12.4720.2572619,52017-Nov-200503:20x86SP1
Clbcatex.dll2001.12.4720.2572104,96017-Nov-200503:20x86SP1
Clbcatq.dll2001.12.4720.2572514,04817-Nov-200503:20x86SP1
Colbact.dll2001.12.4720.257258,88017-Nov-200503:20x86SP1
Comadmin.dll2001.12.4720.2572196,60817-Nov-200503:20x86SP1
Comrepl.dll2001.12.4720.257288,57617-Nov-200503:20x86SP1
Comsvcs.dll2001.12.4720.25721,268,73617-Nov-200503:20x86SP1
Comuid.dll2001.12.4720.2572596,48017-Nov-200503:20x86SP1
Es.dll2001.12.4720.2572238,59217-Nov-200503:20x86SP1
Msdtcprx.dll2001.12.4720.2572470,52817-Nov-200503:20x86SP1
Msdtctm.dll2001.12.4720.25721,009,66417-Nov-200503:20x86SP1
Msdtcuiu.dll2001.12.4720.2572165,88817-Nov-200503:20x86SP1
Mtxclu.dll2001.12.4720.257278,84817-Nov-200503:20x86SP1
Mtxdm.dll2001.12.4720.257220,99217-Nov-200503:20x86SP1
Mtxoci.dll2001.12.4720.2572111,10417-Nov-200503:20x86SP1
Ole32.dll5.2.3790.25721,247,23217-Nov-200503:20x86SP1
Olecli32.dll5.2.3790.257275,77617-Nov-200503:20Not ApplicableSP1
Olecnv32.dll5.2.3790.257238,91217-Nov-200503:20x86SP1
Rpcss.dll5.2.3790.2572421,88817-Nov-200503:20x86SP1
Stclient.dll2001.12.4720.257264,00017-Nov-200503:20x86SP1
Txflog.dll2001.12.4720.257298,81617-Nov-200503:20x86SP1

WORKAROUND

To work around this problem, use one of the following methods.

Method 1: Mark the second serviced component TX required

Mark the second serviced component TX required instead of TX supported.

Method 2: Modify the registry

Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by using another method. These problems might require that you reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk.

To modify the registry, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.
  2. Locate and then click the following key in the registry:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\COM3
  3. On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click String Value.
  4. Type DisablePromotableTransactions, and then press ENTER.
  5. On the Edit menu, click Modify, type Y, and then click OK.
  6. Quit Registry Editor.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Properties

Article ID: 910234 - Last Review: September 28, 2011 - Revision: 3.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft COM+ 1.5, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition for Itanium-Based Systems
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter x64 Edition
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