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DCOM Error Event ID 10005 is Generated Daily

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Issue

The server generates a DCOM error (event ID 10005), once a day at around the same time on both nodes of a Server Cluster for several months. The system event log shows only last 2 months of data but these events have been generated daily.
Server configuration
  • HP Integrity Server rx8640
  • Integrity Support Pack (ISP), version 5.50
  • Microsoft(R) Windows(R) Server 2003, Datacenter Edition for 64-Bit Itanium-based Systems, Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 (64-bit), version 9.2.3042.00
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Integration Services (64-bit), version 9.2.3042.00
  • Microsoft Cluster Server
Event Log
Event Type:     ErrorEvent Source:   DCOMEvent Category: NoneEvent ID:       10005Date:           11/09/2009Time:           7:30:02 AMUser:           N/AComputer:       <Server1>
Description:DCOM got error "The service cannot be started, either because it is disabled or because it has no enabled devices associated with it. " attempting to start the service MsDtsServer with arguments "" in order to run the server:{ABF05265-635E-44B0-A28F-AEA45247ACA0}9/06/2009 7:40:01    Error  None   10005  DCOM   <SERVER1>       N/A    DCOM got error The service cannot be started       either because it is disabled or because it has no enabled devices associated with it. " attempting to start the service MsDtsServer with arguments ""\r\nin order to run the server:\r\n{ABF05265-635E-44B0-A28F-AEA45247ACA0}\r\n"                      9/06/2009 7:40:02    Error  None   10005  DCOM   <SERVER2>       N/A    DCOM got error The service cannot be started       either because it is disabled or because it has no enabled devices associated with it. " attempting to start the service MsDtsServer with arguments ""\r\nin order to run the server:\r\n{ABF05265-635E-44B0-A28F-AEA45247ACA0}\r\n"                      9/05/2009 7:40:00    Error  None   10005  DCOM   <SERVER1>       N/A    DCOM got error The service cannot be started       either because it is disabled or because it has no enabled devices associated with it. " attempting to start the service MsDtsServer with arguments ""\r\nin order to run the server:\r\n{ABF05265-635E-44B0-A28F-AEA45247ACA0}\r\n"                      9/05/2009 7:40:01    Error  None   10005  DCOM   <SERVER2>       N/A    DCOM got error The service cannot be started       either because it is disabled or because it has no enabled devices associated with it. " attempting to start the service MsDtsServer with arguments ""\r\nin order to run the server:\r\n{ABF05265-635E-44B0-A28F-AEA45247ACA0}\r\n"                      9/04/2009 7:40:00    Error  None   10005  DCOM   <SERVER1>       N/A    DCOM got error The service cannot be started       either because it is disabled or because it has no enabled devices associated with it. " attempting to start the service MsDtsServer with arguments ""\r\nin order to run the server:\r\n{ABF05265-635E-44B0-A28F-AEA45247ACA0}\r\n"                      9/04/2009 7:40:01    Error  None   10005  DCOM   <SERVER2>       N/A    DCOM got error The service cannot be started       either because it is disabled or because it has no enabled devices associated with it. " attempting to start the service MsDtsServer with arguments ""\r\nin order to run the server:\r\n{ABF05265-635E-44B0-A28F-AEA45247ACA0}\r\n"    

Solution

The error is generated as DCOM is unable to start a registered DCOM component MsDtsServer . The service fails to start as the SQL Server Integration Services service (MsDtsServer ) has been disabled on both nodes.
There are three options to resolve this issue:
  • The error is a benign and can be ignored.
  • Set the SQL Server Integration Services service on both nodes to manual.
  • Use Add/Remove programs to uninstall Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Integration Services (64-bit) , if it is not required.

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