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When you configure Microsoft BizTalk Server 2000 with four or more worker threads, a Key Exclusive lock may occur on the BizTalk SQL Server database, InterchangeBTM. This lock does not occur if the number of worker threads is set to 1. No associated error is reported in the Event Viewer.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft BizTalk Server 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/299664/EN-US/ )INFO: How to Obtain the Latest BizTalk Server 2000 Service Pack
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in BizTalk Server 2000. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft BizTalk Server 2000 Service Pack 1a.
To configure the number of worker threads used by BizTalk Server: