Biztalk Discoveries, Experiences

My Biztalk Discoveries, Experiences on day to day work, during Dev , Qa ,Deployment , Production environments etc

Biztalk Map Runtime Error: Error converting data type nvarchar to numeric

this Error is quite cryptic because it doesnt say which field failed. After a long struggle I...

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 08/27/2008

Biztalk Build Error 'System.String' must be Xml serializable to be a message part type

hi I encountered this error today while building an Orchestration Error 9 'System.String' must be...

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 08/27/2008

Msbuild Biztalk Add Resources, Add Application

<Project xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003"...

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 07/31/2008

Msbuild Send Email SMTP Server

<Project xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003" DefaultTargets...

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 07/31/2008

Msbuild Archive Files Unique Zip file Name

this Explains how to use Msbuild to zip some log files. the zipfilename is generated from date time...

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 07/31/2008

Msbuild Run Test Cases

<Project xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003"...

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 07/31/2008

Msbuild Biztalk Start Host Instances

<Project xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003" DefaultTargets...

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 07/31/2008

Msbuild Biztalk Start Biztalk Applications

<Project xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003" DefaultTargets...

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 07/31/2008

Msbuild Publish WebServices

<Project xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003" DefaultTargets...

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 07/31/2008

Msbuild Biztalk Import Bindings

<Project xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003"...

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 07/31/2008

Msbuild Biztalk Stop Applications

<Project xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003"...

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 07/31/2008

Msbuild Biztalk Stop Host Instances

<Project xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003" DefaultTargets...

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 07/31/2008

Msbuild Deploy Biztalk Solution Projects

<Project xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003" DefaultTargets...

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 07/31/2008

Msbuild Build Biztalk Project

I have used exec task inside msbuild and achieved the same.. for the rest like stopping / starting...

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 07/31/2008

Msbuild Get Latest From TFS

<Project xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003"> <Target...

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 07/31/2008

Biztalk :Value does not fall within the expected range- Fixed

When we have 2 different Orchestration running under different host instances under the same...

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 07/10/2008

Should I Use the sp_ Prefix for Procedure Names?

SQL Server gives name-resolution preference to the master database for procedures that have the sp_...

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 07/01/2008

Biztalk 1 Port with Multiple Operations

1 single Biztalk Port can have many Biztalk Operations. Surprising !! We can right click on the Port...

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 06/11/2008

Biztalk PortType, Port, Operation == Class, Instance, Methods

I have seen many people creating New PortTypes for every Port even if they are of the same data...

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 06/11/2008

Biztalk Map Input xml Node Exists ?

Today I figured out the easiest way to Map a xml node to a destination node only if source node...

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 06/10/2008

Biztalk BuildHelper

Biztalk projects dont use the assemblyinfo.cs as you are aware. it uses the btproj property instead....

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 06/06/2008

Biztalk Transform Map it Easy

Open a btm, click on the Grid. go to properties->General-> AutoLinkBy By default value is...

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 06/05/2008

Biztalk Assembly Version Updater

The attached document Describes in step by step fashion,how to update biztalk assembly versions in...

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 05/23/2008

Reuse of Port types

we have a A.btproj which has port type AcctPort which is a webref or a soap adapter port. we have a...

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 05/17/2008

Biztalk quick deploy

whenever we work in a dev environment , most of the time we make changes to orchestration very...

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 04/28/2008

Biztalk quick deploy

whenever we work in a dev environment , most of the time we make changes to orchestration very...

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 04/28/2008

Validate schemas, assemblies, Correlations declarative

there is a simpler way of making sure the schemas match with the incoming messages . in the...

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 04/28/2008

Biztalk default Text tracing

hi all, If we need biztalk to capture our text diagnostics tracing as we do for a normal win or web...

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 04/17/2008

Biztalk Messages as .NET Classes distinguished property

If we are using a .Net class generated by xsd.exe from a schema. we wont be able to acces the...

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 04/16/2008

Messages and variables : Use of unconstructed Message

Many of us would have faced Use of unconstucted Message Error in the Construct Message shape. Our...

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 04/16/2008

Biztalk: Reconfigure biztalk - Commerce Adapter

whenever we unconfigure and configure biztalk 2006 and if we were using biztalk commerce server 2007...

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 02/16/2008

Error btm1010: the Scripting functoid

error btm1010: the "Scripting" functoid has 3 input parameter(s), but 0paraneter(s) are expected....

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 02/06/2008

Webservices from functoids (btm) thro Proxy server

we had a requirement where we had to call webservices from a btm biztalk map. the script functoid...

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 01/10/2008

Biztalk Orchestration vs .Net Class library Reusable code

Which is better for a non workflow based code that needs to be called from orchestrations. I believe...

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 01/02/2008

Biztalk : Atomic Transaction for Exception handling

Many times i have seen people using atomic / Long running transaction for a scope., just because we...

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 01/02/2008

Atomic scope for Non Serializable code

Many a times we use Atomic scope inside an orchestration to call non serializable code. for eg....

Author: Y2KPRABU Date: 01/02/2008