Error message when you install an eConnect hotfix on a computer that is running SQL Server 2005 together with Microsoft Dynamics GP: "Error Number = -2147217900 Error Description = The default trace cannot be stopped or modified" Content provided by Microsoft SYMPTOMSWhen you install an eConnect hotfix on a computer that is running Microsoft SQL Server 2005 together with Microsoft Dynamics GP, you receive the following error message:Error Number = -2147217900 Error Description = The default trace cannot be stopped or modified. Use SP_CONFIGURE to turn it off. Error Source = Microsoft OLE DB provider for SQL ServerLine Number = 830.CAUSEThis problem occurs because the Default Trace option is enabled in Microsoft SQL Server 2005. Therefore, the hotfix installation fails.Note The Default Trace option provides troubleshooting assistance to database administrators.RESOLUTIONTo resolve this problem, run the following statement to disable the trace. After you disable the trace, you can install the hotfix.sp_configure 'default trace enabled', 0goreconfigurego Note In the statement, the 0 parameter disables the trace feature.To enable the trace after you install the hotfix, run the following statement.sp_configure 'default trace enabled', 1goreconfigurego Note In the statement, the 1 parameter enables the trace feature.MORE INFORMATIONTo reproduce this problem, run the following statement to enable the trace. Then, install an eConnect hotfix.sp_configure 'default trace enabled', 1 go reconfigurego Last Updated: Mar 7, 2017 Was this information helpful? Yes No Tell us what we can do to improve the article Submit Thanks! Your feedback will help us improve the support experience.