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New Connection Events Are Not Recorded in SQL Server Traces

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New connection events that are produced by an instance of Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 are not recorded in the trace. These events are traced by using Sqltrace.exe in SQL Server 7.0, Profiler.exe in Microsoft SQL Server 2000, or system stored procedures that permit the creation and configuration of traces by using Transact-SQL commands. This problem occurs if the following conditions are true:
  • One or more active traces are currently consuming events that are produced by the instance of SQL Server 7.0.
  • At least one of the active traces is configured to collect other types of events that are produced during the connection process but before the new connection event.
Any active trace that is monitoring the following event types can cause this problem:
  • Objects:Opened
  • Objects:Closed
  • Lock:Acquired
  • Lock:Released
  • Scan:Started
  • Scan:Closed
Note This problem is not limited to the event types that are mentioned here.
A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later) 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.
   Date         Time   Version            Size    File name   --------------------------------------------------------------   04-Oct-2002  23:59  7.00.1081          28,944  Dbmssocn.dll        06-Sep-2002  23:55  7.00.1077          53,520  Distrib.exe         06-Sep-2002  23:55  7.00.1077          98,576  Logread.exe         05-May-2003  18:34                     54,904  Opends60.dbg   05-May-2003  18:34  7.00.1093         155,920  Opends60.dll        05-May-2003  18:34                    132,096  Opends60.pdb   06-Sep-2002  23:56  7.00.1077         250,128  Rdistcom.dll        06-Sep-2002  23:55  7.00.1077          82,192  Replmerg.exe        06-Sep-2002  23:56  7.00.1077          78,096  Replres.dll         17-Sep-2002  22:52                      7,941  Securityhotfix.sql   06-Sep-2002  23:56  7.00.1077         160,016  Snapshot.exe        30-May-2003  04:21                     59,214  Sp4_serv_uni.sql   15-Jan-2003  01:33  7.00.1085         344,064  Sqlagent.exe        06-Sep-2002  23:55  7.00.1077          45,056  Sqlcmdss.dll        16-May-2003  00:18  7.00.1094       2,629,632  Sqldmo.dll          16-May-2003  13:29  7.00.1094          81,920  Sqlmap70.dll        03-Oct-2003  01:30                  4,370,924  Sqlservr.dbg   03-Oct-2003  01:30  7.00.1143       5,062,928  Sqlservr.exe        03-Oct-2003  01:30                  3,589,120  Sqlservr.pdb   15-Oct-2003  17:09  7.00.1144         315,392  Sqltrace.dll        04-Oct-2002  23:59  7.00.1081          45,328  Ssmsso70.dll        16-May-2003  00:18  7.00.1094          24,848  Ssnmpn70.dll        26-Sep-2002  20:30                     28,408  Ums.dbg   26-Sep-2002  20:27  7.00.1079          57,616  Ums.dll             26-Sep-2002  20:29                     99,328  Ums.pdb   16-May-2003  13:31  7.00.1094         151,552  Xpweb70.dll
Note Because of file dependencies, the most recent hotfix that contains these files may also contain additional files.

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section of this article.
More information
For additional 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

Article ID: 830233 - Last Review: 11/02/2013 00:39:00 - Revision: 2.0

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