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BUG #: 53851 (SQLBUG_70)
The SQL Server Transfer Manager establishes a connection to the source database to script and retrieve data. Upon completion of the transfer activity sp_who shows the connection status as open, sleeping and awaiting command.
The Transfer Manager does not release the source connection upon completion.
The connection is released when the controlling application is shutdown.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in SQL Server 7.0. This problem has been corrected in U.S. Service Pack 1 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
232570For more information, contact your primary support provider.
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/232570/ )INF: How to Obtain Service Pack 1 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 and Microsoft Data Engine (MSDE) 1.0