How to modify Workflow Manager Connection String

There are certain situations that might require you to modify the default WFM connection string (WFManagementDB, WFResourceManagementDB or WFInstanceManagementDBs ), such as SQL databases need to be moved/renamed, wanted to add ‘Failover Partner’ attribute for Mirroring support, etc. As an example, let’s imagine that we want to modify WFM connection string to add “Failover Partner” attribute…


How to modify Windows Service Bus Connection string in an existing Service Bus Farm

If you have an already configured  Service Bus Farm, and you need to modify some or all of the Service Bus Connection strings (Gateway, SBFarm and Message Containers ) for whatever reason, such as SQL databases have been moved/renamed, wanted to add ‘Failover Partner’ attribute for Mirroring support, etc. please follow below steps (no information…

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How to modify retention duration for Workflow Instances completed in Workflow Manager

Workflow Manager implements several System workflows to make sure that WFM databases are working healthy. By default, ‘Completed’ and ‘Terminated’ workflow instances are purged from “WFInstanceManagementDB”  database after 30:00:00:00 days (DD:HH:MM:SS ). If you need to modify that default behavior, you should execute below steps: a)      Open a WFM PowerShell command. b)      Execute below powershell cmdlet….

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How to update OutboundCertificate in Workflow Manager (and SharePoint)

Outbound certificate is used to sign the security token portion of a HTTP activity, which includes the claims of the user that instantiates the workflow. This is used for securing communications between workflows and external REST services such as SharePoint, WCF, etc. There are certain situations where you might need to update the Outbound certificate…

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You receive “The alert infrastructure was not created” when trying to configure “Biztalk Alert” feature

Symptom You get the following error message when trying to configure “Biztalk Alert” feature at BizTalk configuration Wizard: ERROR: Failed to set up BAM database(s). The alert infrastructure was not created. Failed to install service. Cannot proceed because the created process returned with -1 Posible causes Double check that SQL Server Database Mail has been…


You receive “Creation of Adapter FILE Configuration Store entries failed” when trying to configure “Biztalk Runtime” feature

Symptom You get the following error message when trying to configure “Biztalk Runtime” feature at BizTalk configuration Wizard, or when trying to create a BizTalk Host at BizTalk Administration console: “Creation of Adapter FILE Configuration Store entries failed. Could not import a DTC transaction. Please check that MSDTC is configured correctly for remote operation. See…

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