Consider the following scenario in a Microsoft Host Integration Server 2004 or in a Host Integration Server 2006 environment:
You enable distributed transactions over TCP/IP in Microsoft OLE DB Provider for DB2.
You set the Units of Work parameter to Distributed Unit of Work (DUW).
You try to perform a distributed transaction.
In this scenario, many log files are generated.
For Host Integration Server 2006
Service pack information
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Host Integration Server 2006. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
979497 How to obtain the latest Host Integration Server 2006 service pack
For Host Integration Server 2004
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. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.
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, contact 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.
You must have Host Integration Server 2004 installed to apply this hotfix.
You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
You do not have to change the registry.
Hotfix Replacement information
This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
Hotfix file information
This hotfix contains only those files that are required to correct the issues that this article lists. This hotfix may not contain of all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build.The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) 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 item in Control Panel.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
This problem occurs when a distributed transaction crashes. For example, the IBM DB2 database sends a commit request to the distributed transaction coordinator. In this case, the distributed transaction coordinator closes the connection of the distributed transaction without sending a reply. This behavior causes the distributed transaction to crash.
For more information about software update terminology, 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
Microsoft Host Integration Server 2004 Standard Edition, Microsoft Host Integration Server 2004 Enterprise Edition, Microsoft Host Integration Server 2006 Enterprise Edition, Microsoft Host Integration Server 2006