%Filename% macro is not replaced with the disk filename

I’ve seen this issue showing a couple of times on the BizTalk Newsgroups so I thought it’s worth posting about this on my blog. The user expectation, which is probably correct from usability point of view, is that the %Filename% macro is replaced with the name of the original file no matter if that file was…


Custom Pipeline Component for Processing DBF, Excel and other ODBC types

Matt Meleski implemented a custom pipeline component to process Excel or DBF files. I did not test this component myself but it seems that other people have tried and it worked well for them. This looks like a nice component that could complement the WSS adapter very nicely.


WSS Adapter handling of InfoPath forms with attachments

InfoPath supports forms with file attachments by encoding the attachement as base64 and including the following PI <?mso-infoPath-file-attachment-present ?> at the top of the XML document to indicate that a file has been attached to the document. WSS adapter works with InfoPath forms with attachements by making sure that it does not add/remove/update any of…


WSS v3 Beta 2 is out – try it with WSS adapter

Windows SharePoint Services V3 Beta 2 is out and you can download it here. WSS v3 does not install a policy file that redirects old SharePoint assembly requests to the new assemblies. For this reason, if you try to use WSS v3 Beta 2 with BizTalk 2006 WSS adapter, you will run into errors. In…