New extended log file for SAP connector in On-Premises Data Gateway coming in September

I recently checked in the master branch for the next release of the On-Premises Data Gateway (should be coming in September) a new extended log file generator for the Logic Apps SAP connector. This generator will redirect previously difficult to access ETW events in a more approachable way to rotating log files added into the zipped…


Logic App XML Validation with all the error handling

Logic App comes with the built-in XML validation action. The documentation does a quick introduction of how to handle the happy scenario of a valid schema. However it does not explain or show how to handle validation errors. Here’s an extensive example that goes exhaustively through the scenarios which may be thrown at your XML…


Logic App SAP connector all the logs to capture for troubleshooting and requesting support

Here is a review of holistic logs applicable to SAP connector for Azure Logic Apps. I have previously blogged how to enable NCo library tracing, in which I mentioned both the Logic App run history and Gateway logs as well. I am not repeating here the NCo logging details and rather expand on other logs….


Understanding Logic App Custom Connectors configuration

When things are very simplified and abstracted as for the Logic App Custom Connectors, it sometimes gets a bit confusing as to what’s what. Here are some pointers about the configuration of the Logic App Custom Connectors which should bring some clarity, especially in the context of SOAP. What’s important to realize is that Connectors…


Custom URL path for Pass-through SOAP connector for Azure Logic App

Earlier this year I blogged about the release of pass-through SOAP Custom Connector for Logic Apps, which included a basic example with no custom URI path: Some SOAP services need to customize the URL path, for instance those using a sub-path for connecting with WS-Security Username Token as does GEP’s Master Data SOAP service…


ARM automated deployment for Logic App SOAP Custom Connector

We released last year support for automated translation of SOAP services into a REST-interface connector for Logic Apps integration. This is good to try out and develop a test or small scale integration. Yet if you want to do it through multiple environments, regions, or alike repeated deployment for enterprise, you will want to automated the deployment of the…


Validate and troubleshoot Azure Logic App WebHook trigger pattern for API connector

If you follow the WebHook trigger pattern for your own custom connector or use a connector build with this pattern,, errors happening in registering the WebHook will not appear during the Azure Logic App Designer use and will be easily missed. In the designer you will still be able to save with no validation…


Azure Logic App SAP Connector: troubleshooting 504 BadGateway “Request to SAP server timed out.”

Today while testing upcoming functionality for the Azure Logic App SAP Connector I was feeding semi-random input to it and generated the following error which cause is not obvious at first hand: “body”: { “error”: { “code”: 504, “source”: “”, “clientRequestId”: “f45788bc-5193-4691-8911-5c18d95b995e”, “message”: “BadGateway”, “innerError”: { “status”: 504, “message”: “Request to SAP server timed out.”,…


RegEx element value validation for Logic App escaping from Json to XML

Recently we blocked the execution of Json schema pattern in Azure Logic Apps Parse Json action because of DoS security concerns. The matching XML XSD schema pattern feature however is available. Because of the per-customer sandbox environment in which the XML validation is executed for Logic Apps, we did not have to block use of…


Generate and validate Flat File native instances from Flat File schemas

Update released for Logic Apps Enterprise Integration Tools for Visual Studio 2015: With this update it is now possible to generate and validate Flat File native instances from Flat File schemas. Do note that for these to work if the Flat File schema was created with BizTalk tools, the extension class in the annotation…