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How to setup a Hive server

This page gives you instructions about how to setup and run a Hive server.

Certificate and Authentication:

  • Follow DevelopersHowtosDevelopServices
  • Goto Windows Services > start Distributed Transaction Coordinator service (needed to use transactions over multiple databases)

Enable net.tcp protocols:

  • Control Panel > Programs & Features > Turn Windows features on or off
  • Expand Microsoft .NET Framework 3.x.x
  • Check the "Windows Communication Foundation Non-HTTP Activation" check box.
  • Open Visual Studio command prompt as administrator and run this command: %windir%\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.xxxx\ServiceModelReg.exe" -r

Setup IIS:

  • Open IIS Manager
  • Create an application pool (Hive-3.3, .net 4.x, integrated)
  • Open advanced settings of the application pool and select NetworkService as identity (if you don't have your own identities for IIS AppPools)
  • Create a new website (or use an existing one)
  • Go to bindings of the website.
    • Add a http-binding with port 9000.
    • Add a net.tcp binding with 9001:* in the binding information.
  • Create a new application within the website and call it Hive-3.3 and use the already created appPool Hive-3.3
  • Open advanced settings of the application and enter http, net.tcp as enabled protocols


  • Exception Could Not Load Type System.ServiceModel.Activation.HttpModule
    • run aspnet_regiis.exe -iru