You get the following error message when trying to configure “Biztalk Runtime” feature at BizTalk configuration Wizard, or when trying to create a BizTalk Host at BizTalk Administration console:
“Creation of Adapter FILE Configuration Store entries failed.
Could not import a DTC transaction. Please check that MSDTC is configured correctly for remote operation. See the event log (on computer ‘<ServerName>’) for more details.”
1. Check that MSDTC service (Distributed Transaction Coordinator) is up and running in both SQL and BizTalk server.
2. Verify that MSDTC is configured properly in both SQL and BizTalk server:
a) Click Start, click Run, type dcomcnfg and then click OK to open Component Services.
b) In the console tree, expand Component Services,expand Computers,expand My Computer, expand Distributed Transaction Coordinator, and then click Local DTC.
c) Right-click Local DTC and click Properties to display the Local DTC Properties dialog box.
d) Click the Security tab.
e) Ensure that each of the following four options are selected:
Network DTC Access
Authentication should be configured exactly the same in both servers
3. Check that Windows Firewall is not blocking DTC communications. Add the following exception or disable Windows Firewall temporarily just to confirm/deny.
a) Open “Windows Firewall with Advanced security” console
b) Click Inbound Rules.
c) In the Inbound Rules pane, right-click Distributed Transaction Coordinator * (as appropriate), and then click Enable Rule.
d) Click Outbound Rules.
e) In the Outbound Rules pane, right-click Distributed Transaction Coordinator * (as appropriate), and then click Enable Rule.
4. In the event that SSO is clustered on Windows 2012 nodes (“Failover Cluster Manager” version: 6.2:), then make sure that EntSSO account has Full Control permissions at the cluster level:
a) Open “Failover Cluster manager” console.
b) Right-click on the cluster name, and click on Properties
c) On the “Cluster Properties” dialog box, click on “Cluster Permissions” tab.
d) Grant Full Control Rights for the EntSSO service account.
e) Restart SSO cluster role.
Hope this helps.