Final Version of BizTalk Terminator Tool Released

I just wanted to announce that the final version of the standalone BizTalk Terminator tool – v2.5 – has just been released. Terminator functionality is not going away. All further development will continue via the maintenance node in BizTalk Health Monitor (BHM). Below is a quick comparison of the two versions of Terminator:   Tool Version…

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BizTalk Terminator STILL Not Cleaning Up Caching Items?

I originally published my BizTalk Terminator Not Cleaning Up Caching Items blog back in 2011 where I suggested to use the Terminate Multiple Instances (Hard Termination) task if the normal WMI-based Terminate Cache Instances task doesn’t clean up all the caching instances. Since then, I’ve come across a caching cleanup scenario that even the hard…

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BizTalk Terminator – Now Available via BHM

I just wanted to let everyone know that BizTalk Terminator is now also available as a part of BizTalk Health Monitor (BHM) – the new BizTalk tool that integrates MBV and Terminator functionality into an MMC Snap-In that you can run as a part of your BizTalk Admin Console.   Update:  Final version of standalone Terminator…

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BizTalk Terminator Not Cleaning Up Caching Items?

  UPDATE:  See BizTalk Terminator STILL Not Cleaning Up Caching Items for additional info on this plus a new cache cleanup task that can simplify all of this.   I’ve been pinged a number of times on this so thought I should blog the workaround and an explanation.  First, let’s say MBV shows you something…

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Using BizTalk Terminator to resolve issues identified by BizTalk Health Monitor (BHM), MsgBoxViewer, and the BizTalk 2010 Monitor BizTalk Server Job

  One of the primary purposes behind creating the BizTalk Terminator tool was to allow users the ability to easily resolve many of the common database integrity issues identified by the BizTalk MsgBoxViewer tool.  Also, with BizTalk 2010, the BizTalk product group added a new SQL Agent Job to the product called Monitor BizTalk Server…

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BizTalk Terminator Download & Install Info

We’re very excited to announce that – as of 5/16/2011 – BizTalk Terminator is an official Microsoft tool and is hosted at the Microsoft Download Center!Go here to download it.     UPDATE:  BizTalk Terminator is also available via the BizTalk Health Monitor tool which integrates MBV and Terminator functionality into an MMC Snap-In that you can…

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Help is on the way – new BizTalk Utilities

Read on to learn about two utilities guaranteed to make your BizTalk administration and troubleshooting much easier. Many users have already discovered MessageBox Viewer (MBV). Very soon a compliment to MBV will be available, the Terminator. This utility makes database maintenance and analysis considerable less complex. Let’s look at each. MessageBox View MBV can be…

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