Transactions Getting IN-doubt

From: Abhijeet Rajurkar <>
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2010 10:29:21 +0530
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We have a .NET 3.5 client application flowing transactions to transactional WCF Service.

1) Both the Client and WCF service applications (with TCP binding) perform database operations with Oracle database using ODP.NET 11.
2) Both the client and WCF Service are installed on the same machine while Oracle database is on different server. Operation system: Windows Server 2003, Sp2
3) DTC service started on machine hosting client and WCF service.

In the msdtc log it is observed that
RM_COMMIT_DELIVERY_FAILED_DUE_TO_CONNECTION_DOWN   which is causing the the transaction to go in-doubt state.
There is no network failure. checked with NETMON. What can be the possible reasons.

The alert log shows

Mon Feb 22 16:49:00 2010
DISTRIB TRAN 44444444.C60C554541BFE049871F76A5BBE95E6F00000000
  is local tran 4.8.5710 (hex=04.08.164e)
  insert pending prepared tran, scn=7494059 (hex=0.007259ab)

An SR with oracle support did not help much any pointers/ clues will be helpful.


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