Executing a Distributed Application on Vista SP1, Windows 2008 or Windows 2008 R2 Fails With ORA-00161 (Doc ID 1098689.1)

Last updated on JULY 07, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Services for Microsoft Transaction Server - Version 10.2.0.4 to 11.2.0.1 [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Generic Windows

*** Checked for relevance on 07-Jul-2017 ***

Symptoms

Attempting to enlist in a distributed transaction with the Oracle Services for MTS  fails with ORA-161 on Vista SP1, Windows 2008 or Windows 2008 R2.

The minimum patched versions for the OS service packs and Oracle components described in <Note 467181.1> have been applied, but the application still fails with ORA-161.

Changes

Upgraded to Windows Vista SP1, Windows 2008 or Windows 2008 R2.

Cause

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