How to Configure DTC Security to Coordinate Remote Transactions on Your System


In this article you will learn how to configure DTC Security to coordinate Remote Transactions on your system.

In my previous articles you learned How to Configure DTC Security to allow Local Transactions on your System and How to Configure DTC Security to allow Remote Transactions on your System.

But this article will help you to coordinate the Remote Transactions on your system.

Step 1

First of all logon to your Windows Server 2012 as Administrator. Now go to the Start Menu and search for the "Component Services".


Now as you open the Component Services, this type of Window will appear in front of you:


Here you will get an option named Computers, double-click on this option to open it.

Step 2

In Computers you will find your Computer name (as I have My Computer), open this as well by double-clicking on it.


Now you will get 3-4 options to choose from, here you must open the "Distributed Transaction Coordinator".


Step 3

Now Local DTC will appear in front of you. You must right-click on it to open it's Properties.


Now the Local DTC Property Window will be opened. Here you will see three options in the head section i.e Tracing, Logging and Security. As in this article we are discussing the security so you need to click on the "Security" Button.

Step 4

Under the Security tab you need to initially allow the Network DTC Access, this will be done by checking this option.

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Now under the Network DTC Access you need to provide the permission to Allow Remote Clients, this will be done by checking this option.


Step 5

You will see that one separate column is provided for Transaction Manager Communication, under this section there are two options available named "Allow Inbound" and "Allow Outbound". You need to check both of these options.


At the end you need to ensure that the "Mutual Authentication Required" option is checked.


Now you can click on the "Apply" button and then click on the "OK" button.