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WCF 4.0 Multi-tier Services Development with LINQ to Entities by Mike Liu

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Testing the distributed transaction support of the WCF service

Now that we have changed the service to support distributed transaction and let the client propagate the transaction to the service, we will test this. We will propagate a transaction from the client to the service, test the multiple database support of the WCF service, and discuss the Distributed Transaction Coordinator and Firewall settings for the distributed transaction support of the WCF service.

Configuring the Distributed Transaction Coordinator

In a subsequent section, we will call two services to update two databases on two different computers. As these two updates are wrapped within one distributed transaction, Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator (MSDTC) will be activated ...

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