FIX: Long Path in Setup Causes a Problem with the Reset Log File

ID: Q156397

The information in this article applies to:


During Setup, if you specify a path that exceeds the length of the text box provided for the installation directory name, you will not be able to reset the log file. Setup will complete, but the Distributed Transaction Coordinator will be unable to reset its log file.


The specified path is being truncated. You will then be unable to reset the log file size.


Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Microsoft Transaction Server version 1.0. This problem was corrected in Microsoft Transaction Server version 1.1. For information on obtaining version 1.1, please see the following article the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

   ARTICLE-ID: Q168031
   TITLE     : How to Obtain Microsoft Transaction Server Version 1.1

Additional query words: dir folder subdirectory
Keywords          : kbenv kbsetup kbbug1.00 kbfix1.10 TSrvGen 
Version           : 1.0
Platform          : WINDOWS
Issue type        : kbbug
Solution Type     : kbfix

Last Reviewed: October 30, 1997