"Failed To Enlist Global Transaction With DTC" When Using The Oracle ODBC Driver in a DSN-Less Connection (Doc ID 273375.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Services for Microsoft Transaction Server - Version: 9.2.0.4 and later   [Release: 9.2 and later ]
Oracle ODBC Driver
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows 2000

Symptoms

Trying to establish a connection to the Oracle 9.2.0.5 Oracle Database using a COM+
application. Using the Oracle ODBC driver version 9.2.0.5.4 and Oracle client version 9.2.0.5 installed on the client machine with a DSN-Less connection.

However, they are getting the error:
"Failed to enlist global transaction with DTC"

If the customer executes the code using a DSN it works fine. It also works fine in non-transactional mode.

Cause

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