Files with CRMLOG extension can be found as CRM log files from Microsoft Windows.

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CRMLOG file extension - Microsoft Windows CRM log file

What is crmlog file? How to open crmlog files?

File type specification:

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The CRMLOG file extension is used for CRM log files. If a server application has the Enable compensating resource managers checkbox selected (using the Component Services administrative tool, on the Advanced tab of the COM+ application's property page), the first time it starts up it creates a CRM log file to be used by all CRMs in that server application process. (For detailed instructions about configuring the CRM, see Configuring COM+ CRM Components.) The name of the CRM log file created for the server application is based on the AppId (a GUID) of the server application, and the CRM log file is placed in the same directory as the DTC log file (normally your %SystemRoot%\winnt\system32\DtcLog directory). CRM log files have the extension .crmlog.

Note It may be necessary to change the default location of a CRM log file due to performance reasons (to have the DTC log file on a different disk than the CRM log file) or perhaps due to use of the CRM in a cluster environment. The location of the CRM log files can be changed using the COM+ administration SDK. The property name is CRMLogFile, and it exists on the Applications collection object. When a server application (that is CRM-enabled) starts up and finds that a CRM log file already exists for that server application, it performs recovery on that CRM log file. Recovery is the process of completing any transactions that were interrupted by a failure and involves the CRM infrastructure reading the CRM log file for any transactions that were not fully completed. If it finds any, it contacts the DTC to determine the transaction outcome. It then creates the CRM Compensator and passes on the commit or abort notifications as required, together with the associated log records. Prepare notifications are not received by the CRM Compensator during recovery.

The CRM Compensator has a flag to distinguish whether it is being called during normal operation or during recovery. Recovery will normally find uncompleted transactions only if the server application has been shutdown abnormally, due to either a server application process crash or a computer crash. If the server application is allowed to shut down normally, due either to the idle time-out or to manual shutdown via the Component Services administrative tool, the log file will be clean. Starting of a CRM server application for recovery is not automatically initiated. Some external action must be taken to start the CRM server application where recovery is required. Typically this would be creating a component in that server application.

The default software associated to crmlog file type:

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Help how to open CRMLOG files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension CRMLOG:

As far as we know, this .crmlog file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

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COM+ CRM Startup and Recovery

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Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Windows uses crmlog file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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