Using FTPS adapter in BizTalk (FTP + SSL)

I recently came across a customer who owned a FTP site wanting to implement a trading solution to deal with his partners. The solution was evidently easy; Use BizTalk and leverage on the new FTP adapter capabilities. It didn’t take long to set up a demo and he was more than impressed. This article explains…

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Receive, Disassemble Acknowledge an HL7 Message in BizTalk

How difficult is it to validate and disassemble a flat file in BizTalk? Not much! I’d say, provided you have the ight document schema(s) and know how a flat file disassembler in the receive pipeline works. Now is that any more difficult when it comes to a HL7 flat file? The answer is “No” and…

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Installing HL7 Accelerator for BizTalk Server

In this article, I will take you right through the installation of HL7 accelerator. Installation Pre-requisites BizTalk Server configured. (I am using BizTalk 2013 RTM). The login user must be a part of BizTalk Server Administrator’s group.     Check the OS and SQL requirements at  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/926628 A 32 bit host instance readily created and running. Check…

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BizTalk Group configuration issues

When you configure BizTalk Server 2006, BizTalk Server 2006 R2, BizTalk Server 2009, or BizTalk Server 2010, the group configuration fails and you receive the following error message: Exception of type ‘System.EnterpriseServices.TransactionProxyException’ was thrown.    The installation log entry is as below:  [INFO] WMI Error occurred during database creation; attempt to rollback and delete the…

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Orchestration Debugger crashes with error “Object reference not set to an instance of an object” for one particular Orchestration

I recently came across a strange issue while using BizTalk orchestration debugger. When I tried to open the orchestration debugger for one specific orchestration, it opened up a message box with error message “Object reference not set to an instance of an object”. I was more curious why this happened to only this orchestration and…

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Flat File Schema creation with Tag Identifiers in the input flat file repeating in a random fashion.

Recently I faced an issue wherein I had to create a flat file schema for the input flat file having Tag Identifiers repeating several times in a random fashion. Input file is as shown below: TYP1~COL1~COL2~COL3TYP2~COL1~COL2~COL3~COL4~COL5#COL6#COL7#COL8TYP2~COL1~COL2~COL3~COL4~COL5#COL6#COL7#COL8TYP2~COL1~COL2~COL3~COL4~COL5#COL6#COL7#COL8TYP1~COL1~COL2~COL3TYP2~COL1~COL2~COL3~COL4~COL5#COL6#COL7#COL8TYP2~COL1~COL2~COL3~COL4~COL5#COL6#COL7#COL8TYP1~COL1~COL2~COL3TYP2~COL1~COL2~COL3~COL4~COL5#COL6#COL7#COL8TYP2~COL1~COL2~COL3~COL4~COL5#COL6#COL7#COL8TYP2~COL1~COL2~COL3~COL4~COL5#COL6#COL7#COL8TYP2~COL1~COL2~COL3~COL4~COL5#COL6#COL7#COL8TYP1~COL1~COL2~COL3TYP2~COL1~COL2~COL3~COL4~COL5#COL6#COL7#COL8TYP2~COL1~COL2~COL3~COL4~COL5#COL6#COL7#COL8TYP2~COL1~COL2~COL3~COL4~COL5#COL6#COL7#COL8TYP2~COL1~COL2~COL3~COL4~COL5#COL6#COL7#COL8TYP2~COL1~COL2~COL3~COL4~COL5#COL6#COL7#COL8TYP2~COL1~COL2~COL3~COL4~COL5#COL6#COL7#COL8TYP1~COL1~COL2~COL3TYP2~COL1~COL2~COL3~COL4~COL5#COL6#COL7#COL8TYP2~COL1~COL2~COL3~COL4~COL5#COL6#COL7#COL8TYP2~COL1~COL2~COL3~COL4~COL5#COL6#COL7#COL8TYP2~COL1~COL2~COL3~COL4~COL5#COL6#COL7#COL8TYP2~COL1~COL2~COL3~COL4~COL5#COL6#COL7#COL8TYP2~COL1~COL2~COL3~COL4~COL5#COL6#COL7#COL8TYP2~COL1~COL2~COL3~COL4~COL5#COL6#COL7#COL8TYP2~COL1~COL2~COL3~COL4~COL5#COL6#COL7#COL8TYP2~COL1~COL2~COL3~COL4~COL5#COL6#COL7#COL8   Steps to achieve the goal: Import the flat file schema in your BizTalk project using the Flat File…

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BizTalk: Error Code: 0x8004E004, There is no MTS object context

I had worked on a case where we are getting error message “There is no MTS object context “. This error was coming when we are trying to create adapter handler/ performing some operation in BizTalk admin console. The complete error stack is similar to something below : Event Type: WarningEvent Source: ENTSSOEvent Category: Enterprise Single…

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BizTalk Map Error: Value Cannot be Null. Parameter name: extension

“I am feeling privileged to write a blog on an issue which troubled me on one of my favorite topics “MAP” in BizTalk.  If you face the same issue and my resolution does not help, please drop a comment and I will try to help you in troubleshooting depending on my availability and bandwidth.” Recently…

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