BizTalk Tips & Things

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BizTalk 2016 feature pack 2 released!

Yesterday, the BizTalk product team has released the feature pack 2 that contains very exciting new features: Deployment and Administration Application Lifecycle Management with VSTS Using Visual Studio Team Services, you can define multi-server deployments of BizTalk Server 2016, and then maintain those systems throughout the application lifecycle. Backup to Azure Blob Storage When deploying… Read more

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

BizTalk 2016 coming in Q4 2016!

New BizTalk 2016 books available on Amazon: Advanced development techniques: https://www.amazon.com/BizTalk-Server-Advanced-development-techniques-ebook/dp/B06XHMXMX4/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1491330745&sr=8-1&keywords=biztalk+2016 The Message Engine: https://www.amazon.com/BizTalk-Server-Notes-Message-Engine-ebook/dp/B06XD1PBMB/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1491330745&sr=8-2&keywords=biztalk+2016 BizTalk 2016 Schemas:  https://www.amazon.com/BizTalk-Server-2016-Notes-Schemas-ebook/dp/B06XDNGWSF/ref=pd_sbs_351_2?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B06XDNGWSF&pd_rd_r=E4ZBSAV1WMK2C2Y734C0&pd_rd_w=N7x4I&pd_rd_wg=xnsr7&psc=1&refRID=E4ZBSAV1WMK2C2Y734C0 As of 11/1/2016, Microsoft has published the Integration roadmap. You can download the PDF file from here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/confirmation.aspx?id=50408 As it is stated in this document, BizTalk server Beta will come at some point in Q3. Later in Q4,… Read more