Fail to start W3SVC: The parameter is incorrect

  Symptom   When start World Wide Web Publishing Service service, the following Service error message popup   Could not start the World Wide Web Publishing Service service on Local Computer. Error 87: The parameter is incorrect.   In the system log, Event 7000 was logged:   Event Type:   Error Event Source: Service Control Manager…


How does BizTalk detect if a host instance is dead in BTS2K6, 2K6R2 and 2K9?

  This job is done by the cooperation between the front end BizTalk host instance process and the backend BizTalk SQL job MessageBox_DeadProcesses_Cleanup_BizTalkMsgBoxDb.   1.       When a BizTalk host instance is started, it will call the store procedure bts_ProcessHeartbeat_<HostName> once as the below.   exec [dbo].[bts_ProcessHeartbeat_<HostName>] @uidProcessID=NULL,@dwCommand=1,@nHeartbeatInterval=60   Here @dwCommand=1 means Process Startup.   2.       When…


Unable to suspend or terminate active service instance in Biztalk

  Symptom   When try to suspend or terminate a active service instance, the instance can not be suspended or terminated for a long time, it keeps active with Pending Job of the instance is set to Suspend or Terminate   Analysis   A service instance is in Active status means that it is still…


0x800706D9 when contact a SSO master secret cluster

    Symptom: ==========   You may see the following warning event in a BizTalk machine.   Event Type: Warning Event Source: ENTSSO Event ID: 10536 Description: SSO AUDIT Function: GetConfigInfo Tracking ID: xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx Client Computer: (BTSNTSvc.exe:1234) Client User: Domain\BizAdmin Application Name: { xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx } Error Code: 0x800706D9, There are no more endpoints available…


Why can’t I retrieve metadata of WCF service to generate proxy class successfully?

  Symptom: When we use svcutil.exe to generate the proxy class or configuration file through retrieving published WCF service metadata, or we add service reference in IDE to reference to a WCF service, we may receive below error message. “There is an error in the XML document.The maximum nametable character count quota (16384) has been…


Why does client application report “RPC is Unavailable” after compiled as a Release Version?

  One customer has a DCOM application, which was developed by unmanaged C++. The client application is the managed code. When the client application is compiled as a Debug version, everything runs smoothly, however, after it runs as a Release version, an “RPC is Unavailable” happens always.   Analysis ========== While we look at the…


How to index IIS 7.0 Web sites in Windows Server 2008 by Indexing Service

    We can use the following steps:   Install IIS 6 Management Compatibility =============================   1.            Click Start , point to All Programs , point to Administrative Tools , and then click Server Manager . 2.            In the console tree of Server Manager, Expand Roles , and then right click Web Server(IIS)….


0xc0c01b15 fail to start BizTalk service

  Problem:   After recovering the BizTalk databases from a disaster in BTS2K6 R2 or after upgrade from BTS2K6 to BTS2K6 R2, the BizTalk service could fail to start and the following error is reported   Event Type: Error Event Source: BizTalk Server 2006 Event Category: BizTalk Server 2006 Event ID: 5410 Description: A failure…


How to configure shared MSDTC resource for Windows 2008 Failover Cluster

  In this document, I’d like to give you some brief ideas about how to configure MSDTC resource in Windows 2008 Failover cluster environment. I suppose you have successfully setup windows failover cluster. If you haven’t, please refer to the following articles to setup.   Environment:    Windows 2008 SP2 Failover Cluster…


How to use 256 bit SSL in IIS 6.0

  3 steps:   1.       Install the fix which will install the cipher sutes AES 128 and AES 256. 2.       The order of cipher suites on Windows 2003 is hard-coded. AES 128 is the highest priority. AES 256 is the next. We only need to disable AES 128 then AES 256 will have the…