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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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