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Posted - 08/06/2014 :  14:42:46  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I have a DTS package stored in SQL 2005. It connects to a SQL cluster to process data weekly. I got lots of connection failure errors like below recently. Please help

Step Error Source: Microsoft Data Transformation Services (DTS) Package
Step Error Description:The task reported failure on execution. (Microsoft OLE DB Provider for SQL Server (80004005): Connection failure)
Step Error code: 8004043B
Step Error Help File:sqldts80.hlp
Step Error Help Context ID:1100

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Posted - 08/06/2014 :  14:54:55  Show Profile  Visit tkizer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
You need to troubleshoot why the connection is failing. I would start by checking with your network administrator. Maybe you need to increase the connection timeout value if you have a slow network or slow servers.

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Posted - 08/06/2014 :  16:41:23  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I have check the network. It shows that there is a tcp reset from SQL server, plus this is 1GB network. I do not believe there are anything wrong with network. I have changed the timeout value on SQL to 6000 which is 100mins already...
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