Distributed Transaction Coordinator (MSDTC) Service on Windows Server 2012

Q

What is the "Distributed Transaction Coordinator (MSDTC)" system service on Windows Server 2012? Can I disable "Distributed Transaction Coordinator"?

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A

"Distributed Transaction Coordinator (MSDTC)" is a Windows Server 2012 service that coordinates transactions that span multiple resource managers, such as databases, message queues, and file systems.

Detailed information on "Distributed Transaction Coordinator" service:

Service name: MSDTC
Display name: Distributed Transaction Coordinator
Execution command: 
   C:\Windows\System32\msdtc.exe
Dependencies: 
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
   Security Account Manager

"Distributed Transaction Coordinator" service is provided by the msdtc.exe program, which has the following properties:

Name: msdtc.exe
Location: C:\Windows\system32\msdtc.exe
Description: Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator Service
File version: 2001.12.10530.17415
Size: 141 KB (144,384 bytes)
Modified: Tuesday, ‎October ‎28, ‎2014, ‏‎9:12:59 PM

Disabling "Distributed Transaction Coordinator" service will may cause issues on running Windows 2012 Server.

 

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