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Azure Logic App engineering and Enterprise Integration in the Cloud

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The date has finally come for the move of this dev blog off the MSDN platform. After considering...

Author: David Burg Date: 06/20/2019

Large request upcoming support for Azure Logic App SAP Connector

I've completed the development work for the support of large requests in Azure Logic App SAP...

Author: David Burg Date: 05/10/2019

Troubleshooting SAP configuration for Azure Logic App SAP trigger

When you create a Logic App with the SAP connector trigger "When a message is received from SAP",...

Author: David Burg Date: 05/09/2019

SAP Connector update, Gateway update release, SNC support, Strong/Safe Type

Wow, what a day! An update to the On-Premises Data Gateway containing many improvements for SAP...

Author: David Burg Date: 05/03/2019

Responding back to SAP from Logic App

So you've registered SAP as a trigger in Azure Logic Apps, enabling SAP to call it as for any other...

Author: David Burg Date: 04/17/2019

New Logic App connector error responses to SAP

The next update to On-Premises Data Gateway SAP Adapter component for Azure Logic Apps SAP connector...

Author: David Burg Date: 04/16/2019

SAP Type handling connection parameter

From our internal testing, the new connection parameter (Safe Typing check-box): The change is about...

Author: David Burg Date: 04/03/2019

Continued: Strongly typed date, time and numerical fields from SAP DATS, TIMS and NUMC support in Azure Logic Apps SAP connector

We're about to release the type handling improvements for Azure Logic App SAP connector previously...

Author: David Burg Date: 03/29/2019

Logic Apps SAP connector BAPI support - going under the hood

In the series of posts about Logic Apps SAP connector I am talking today about some details of the...

Author: David Burg Date: 03/06/2019

Logic App SAP connector IDoc support - going under the hood

While working on a customer inquiry, I recently investigated the details of our logic for IDoc...

Author: David Burg Date: 03/04/2019

Logic Apps B2B encode minor update

We are rolling out a small fix to Logic Apps B2B connectors (EDIFACT and X12) for their Encode API....

Author: David Burg Date: 02/27/2019

Logic Apps EDIFACT connector update to support padding interchange qualifier

We are rolling out a small update to the Azure Logic Apps EDIFACT connector. With this update comes...

Author: David Burg Date: 02/21/2019

Logic Apps SFTP with SSH connector minor update

The team is rolling out a minor update to the SFTP with SSH connector for Logic Apps, tuning chunk...

Author: David Burg Date: 02/20/2019

Logic App SAP trigger: ERROR Gateway not connected to local R/3

When using a SAP system topology where the SAP Gateway does not run the SAP DIALOG process, and...

Author: David Burg Date: 02/20/2019

Logic Apps Service Bus connector: rolling out support for dead letter reason and description

We are rolling out a small update for the Logic Apps Service Bus connector, which will enable...

Author: David Burg Date: 02/12/2019

Logic Apps AS2 Decode: MIC algorithm is required for signed MDN

We noted in our service telemetry a few failures from AS2 Decoding with an message disposition...

Author: David Burg Date: 02/12/2019

Special characters in Logic Apps B2B partners identifier

The text field for qualifier value in Azure portal under Integration Account > Partners > Set...

Author: David Burg Date: 02/10/2019

Only the Logic App new SAP connector for new Logic Apps

We've flagged the older Application Server - Message Server SAP connectors for retirement, both...

Author: David Burg Date: 02/01/2019

Logic Apps SQL trigger underlying mechanism to fire event on change

When an 'item is created' trigger for SQL in Logic App is used, how does the SQL connector query the...

Author: David Burg Date: 02/01/2019

Handling "Service Unavailable" error easily in Azure Logic Apps

As the on-call engineer for the week in Azure Logic App, I worked with our customer support team to...

Author: David Burg Date: 01/17/2019

AS2, EDIFACT connectors updates for Azure Logic Apps

We are currently deploying the following minor updates to all regions for AS2 and EDIFACT...

Author: David Burg Date: 12/06/2018

Fix for Logic Apps Log Analytics B2B solution "Oops... Looks like we couldn't get the data"

We are rolling out a fix for the following error in Logic Apps Log Analytics B2B solution. The error...

Author: David Burg Date: 12/05/2018

Why the new SAP connector for Logic Apps

When you search for the keyword SAP in the Azure Logic Apps designer action card, you will see three...

Author: David Burg Date: 12/05/2018

Azure Logic Apps connected to SAP, and now what?

So we've released to public preview the SAP connector for Azure Logic Apps which lets you call or be...

Author: David Burg Date: 12/01/2018

Where's my node? Logic Apps Flat File Decode beware suppress empty nodes unintended effect

The flat file schema property 'suppress_empty_nodes' is described as "Indicates whether or not to...

Author: David Burg Date: 11/28/2018

Logic Apps X12 connector control of Group Header field GS08 aka Version Release Identifier

When you edit the X12 agreement in the Azure Portal blade for Integration Account, you see under the...

Author: David Burg Date: 11/16/2018

Anti-patterns in iPaaS

Here are a couple of anti-patterns which have surfaces recently in my interactions supporting...

Author: David Burg Date: 11/02/2018

Non-Unicode SAP systems support and improved parallel performance for Logic Apps SAP connector

With the release of the October version of the On-Premises Data Gateway (here), the SAP connector...

Author: David Burg Date: 10/25/2018

Escape characters illegal in XML with hex character reference through an Azure Function V2

Just now published sample code Visual Studio 2017 project on GitHub...

Author: David Burg Date: 09/05/2018

Strongly typed date and time fields for SAP connector, and NUMC fields

These types have been a source of headache for users of BizTalk Server SAP Adapter as demonstrated...

Author: David Burg Date: 08/28/2018

New extended log file for SAP connector in On-Premises Data Gateway coming in September

I recently checked in the master branch for the next release of the On-Premises Data Gateway (should...

Author: David Burg Date: 08/15/2018

Logic App XML Validation with all the error handling

Logic App comes with the built-in XML validation action. The documentation does a quick introduction...

Author: David Burg Date: 07/19/2018

PowerShell script to restart role instances for WebApp

The Azure PowerShell cmdlets for WebApp allow you to restart a WebApp or a WebApp slot. They do not...

Author: David Burg Date: 07/11/2018

New GitHub repository for Open source C# utilities and concurrent lock dictionary

It's been a while that I wanted to share some generic purpose utility classes and C# patterns back...

Author: David Burg Date: 07/07/2018

Logic App SAP connector all the logs to capture for troubleshooting and requesting support

Here is a review of holistic logs applicable to SAP connector for Azure Logic Apps. I have...

Author: David Burg Date: 06/29/2018

Understanding Logic App Custom Connectors configuration

When things are very simplified and abstracted as for the Logic App Custom Connectors, it sometimes...

Author: David Burg Date: 06/29/2018

Custom URL path for Pass-through SOAP connector for Azure Logic App

Earlier this year I blogged about the release of pass-through SOAP Custom Connector for Logic Apps,...

Author: David Burg Date: 06/14/2018

Which SAP NCo version to pick for Azure Logic Apps SAP Connector

There is some confusion for our users as to which version of SAP NCo to use as there are many...

Author: David Burg Date: 05/23/2018

ARM automated deployment for Logic App SOAP Custom Connector

We released last year support for automated translation of SOAP services into a REST-interface...

Author: David Burg Date: 05/22/2018

What is API Management Context Request MatchedParameters?

The API Management public documentation for the request context variable usable in policy...

Author: David Burg Date: 05/17/2018

Validate and troubleshoot Azure Logic App WebHook trigger pattern for API connector

If you follow the WebHook trigger pattern for your own custom connector or use a connector build...

Author: David Burg Date: 05/09/2018

Azure Logic App SAP Connector: troubleshooting 504 BadGateway "Request to SAP server timed out."

Today while testing upcoming functionality for the Azure Logic App SAP Connector I was feeding...

Author: David Burg Date: 05/09/2018

Friendlier SOAP Pass-through with Logic App designer UX

When using SOAP Pass-through custom connector in Logic App, I previously provided steps to switch to...

Author: David Burg Date: 05/03/2018

RegEx element value validation for Logic App escaping from Json to XML

Recently we blocked the execution of Json schema pattern in Azure Logic Apps Parse Json action...

Author: David Burg Date: 04/24/2018

PHP Fatal error: Class 'Twig_Loader_Filesystem' not found

Oops, the private WordPress blog I administer during my off hours on an Azure WebApp went dark with...

Author: David Burg Date: 04/02/2018

Generate and validate Flat File native instances from Flat File schemas

Update released for Logic Apps Enterprise Integration Tools for Visual Studio 2015: With this update...

Author: David Burg Date: 03/26/2018

Enable SAP NCo library logging/tracing for Azure On-Premises Data Gateway and the SAP Connector

Issues with the SAP Connector can be tricky to troubleshoot. To facilitate the troubleshooting the...

Author: David Burg Date: 03/26/2018

Control the scale of a Logic App

[This article is an incomplete draft. I intend to augment it at a later date. It is posted now to...

Author: David Burg Date: 03/07/2018

Logic App SOAP Pass-through Custom Connector

This feature has just rolled-out to production and although the team didn't get yet to publish...

Author: David Burg Date: 02/28/2018

Reset trigger state for Logic Apps

Logic Apps have a variety of connectors with triggers which enable to start a Logic App run based on...

Author: David Burg Date: 02/27/2018

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