By using the DTCPing tool, you can test the name resolution between two computers. You can also test the remote procedure call (RPC) communication between two computers. Additionally, you can obtain the following information by using the DTCPing tool:
- MS DTC security settings
- RPC port range information
- MS DTC HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CID registry key information
Download informationThe following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Download the Dtcping.exe package now.
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The Dtcping.exe package contains the following files.
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Troubleshooting informationThe Dtcping.exe package includes the following text files that describe how to use the DTCPing tool:
- See the Readme.txt file for information about how to test RPC communication and MS DTC communication between two computers.
- See the HowtoAnalyze_Dtcping_Output.txt file for information about how to obtain RPC port information, CID registry key information, and other MS DTC-related information.