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Cannot validate argument on parameter (BizTalk 2016 deployment, feature pack 1)

When working with the new feature pack feature related to auto build and deployment, you can get the following error in the deployment phase: Error: 2017-11-02T08:25:50.9704669Z ##[error]Cannot validate argument on parameter ‘PackagePath’. The ” Test-Path -Path $_ -PathType ‘Leaf’ ” validation script for the argument with value “your path” did not return a result of… Read more

Error configuring SSO service BizTalk 2016 in a SQL Server availability group

I got this error while configuring SSO using the BizTalk Server Configuration tool:   [DBNETLIB][ConnectionOpen (SECCreateCredentials()).]SSL Security Error error(ConfigHelper)   and this is the configuration log specific information:  11:20:49 AM Info SSOServerCfg] (ssoconfigobj2.cpp:5164) Returning error description: <Exception Message=”There was an error in the SSO configuration module. See the configuration log for further details.” Source=”SSO” HelpID=””><Exception… Read more

Event ID: 10536 ENTSSO Bad Data issue

  This is a known issue in Enterprise single sign on service that may occur under any of the following circumstances: When you’re setting up an Enterprise SSO cluster During enterprise SSO disaster recovery When you’re promoting an Enterprise SSO server to the Master Secret Server (MSS) During migration from an earlier version of Enterprise… Read more

Visual Studio 2012, 2013 and 2015 “The application cannot start” message, when running as administrator and after update 3 installed.

Based on the comments I got on this post, the solution is also working for 2012 and 2015. Would it work for 2017 as well?  (25/03/2017) I got a weird error when I updated my Visual Studio 2013 with the Update 3. When i try to run Visual Studio with the option “Run as administrator·… Read more

Purging TrackingDTA DB using terminator tool

To purge all the tracking DTADB using terminator tool follow these steps: 0. Disable global tracking In Biztalk 2009 and earlier verions: 1  Open SQL Server Enterprise manager 2. Open ‘BizTalkMgmtDb’ database 3. Open ‘adm_Group’ table. 4. Update GlobalTrackingOption column to ‘0’   In BizTalk 201x you just need to do this accesing the settings… Read more

Exception occurred when persisting state to the database

Since this exception can be catch in several scenarios the most commonly is when using dynamic ports. To send something to a dynamic port the first thing before performing the send operation is to assign the Microsoft.XLANGs.BaseTypes.Address to the needed port. DynamicPortName(Microsoft.XLANGs.BaseTypes.Address)=location; and then assign the needed properties for connection (in this case, using the… Read more

Configuring BAM portal on BizTalk 2009 “This access control list is not in canonical form and therefore cannot be modified”

Trying to configure BAM Portal on BizTalk 2009 i have got this error  “This access control list is not in canonical form and therefore cannot be modified”  ???? WTH is this?   😮 Reading the error log, and searching for the word “error”    🙂 found the following: [9:44:05 PM Error ConfigHelper] h:\bt\890\private\source\common\prod\btscommon\configwizard\confighelper\service.cpp(729): FAILED hr = 80070421… Read more

BizTalk SOAP Web Publishing Wizard does not properly sets the min and max occurs properties

“If you publish a schema that contains minOccurs or maxOccurs attributes with specific values, these values may be different in schema exposed by the published Web service. As a general rule of thumb, all minOccurs attributes are converted to 0 (minOccurs=0) and maxOccurs attributes are converted to either 1 or unbounded (maxOccurs=1 or maxOccurs=unbounded)” See… Read more

Invalid object name ‘BizTalkDTADb.dbo.Tracking_Parts1’

I have been in a customer recently that had this rare alert in the SQL Server Log while running the TrackedMessages_Copy_BizTalkMsgBoxDb job (never seen before) “Executed as user: USERNAME. Invalid object name ‘BizTalkDTADb.dbo.Tracking_Parts1’. [SQLSTATE 42S02] (Error 208).  The step failed.” At first glance i thought it was a security issue concerning the SQL Server Agent… Read more