Trying to Start XA Transaction: "ERROR 1400 (XAE09): XAER_OUTSIDE: Some work is done outside global transaction" (Doc ID 1023496.1)

Last updated on JULY 31, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 4.0 and later
All Platforms

Symptoms

When attempting to start an XA transaction it fails with the error:

 

Changes

If autocommit is disabled, the issue may start as previous queries - even a simple SELECT statement - will leave an ongoing transaction.

Cause

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