Distributed Transaction Coordinator (MSDTC) Service on Windows Server 2008


What is the "Distributed Transaction Coordinator (MSDTC)" system service on Windows Server 2008? Can I disable "Distributed Transaction Coordinator"?

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"Distributed Transaction Coordinator (MSDTC)" is a Windows Server 2008 service that coordinates transactions that span multiple resource managers, such as databases, message queues, and file systems. If this service is stopped, these transactions will fail. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.

Detailed information on "Distributed Transaction Coordinator" service:

Service name: MSDTC
Display name: Distributed Transaction Coordinator
Execution command: 
   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 Server 2008.


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