BizTalk Server 2004 SP2 Beta is available

From my colleague Bill Ticehurst [MSFT]: Hi all, A beta release of Service Pack 2 for BizTalk Server 2004 is now available from the Connect site.  To obtain this beta perform the following steps: – Go to Sign in with your Passport account  (you need to do this step for it to be visible)-…


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.


BizTalk Server 2006 TechCenter has been launched

Yesterday, May 1st, we launched the BizTalk Server 2006 TechCenter ( The TechCenter provides easy access to BizTalk Server 2006 technical documentation, downloads, and community, as well as to IT Pro favorites such as the Events & Errors Message Center. Each navigation page within the technical library includes quick access to search BizTalk Server newsgroups…


Parsing plain text messages/flat files received through POP3 adapter

Recently I received this question from one of our customers, unfortunately his email address was wrong and I couldn’t reply directly to him. Before leaving to the BizTalk Shipping party … yuuhuuu… I thought to try and provide an answer. See below a scrubbed version of the email I received I am trying to find someone…


Upgrading from BT’04 GotDotNet WSS Adapter 1.0 to BT’06 native WSS Adapter

I finally found some time and tried upgrading from BizTalk 2004 and GotDotNet WSS adapter to BizTalk 2006 and the native BT’06 adapter for Windows SharePoint Services. The idea was to start from a BizTalk 2004 installation with version 1.0 of Steve Resnick & Co. WSS Adapter ( , setup a simple messaging scenario using SharePoint,…


BizTalk Server 2006 has RTM’d

BizTalk Server 2006 has RTM’d today … best BizTalk ever, shipped on time and a very high quality server product. See the announcement here.,10801,109944,00.html Of course, my favorite BT’06 features are are WSS Adapter, BAS and BAM … because my colleagues and I worked on many of these features … 😉 I’ve been working in…


BizTalk Server product management team has a new blog

Let’s say welcome to the BizTalk Server product management team that has a new blog, with Mike Woods, Kris Horrocks, Steve Sloan, and Mark Berman contributing content every week. They’re ready to carry the momentum leading up to and after the ’06 release with great posts, so keep an eye on their blog. If you are…


"I cannot access the MSMQC adapter properties in an orchestration" issue

Recently, somebody asked me how to access the MSMQ label from BizTalk, in order to access some information that is passed by its own C# application through the MSMQ label.See issue described below.———————————-Below I give my problem, Please give me a good solution for me.I have a C# application. It has an upload page. If user…