Biztalk 2013 – Oracle WCF Adapter throws Error “System.NullReferenceException: Object reference no set to an instance of an object”.

Customer was using Biztalk 2013 WCF Oracle Adapter to Insert messages into Oracle Database. The host Instance would crash and we would get error “System.NullReferenceException: Object reference no set to an instance of an object”. After we took a WCF trace we found that the real error was “Unable to load OraMTS”.   Resolution: After…


Biztalk 2010 WCF adapters Fail after Installation of .Net Framework 4.5

Biztalk 2010 does not support .Net Framework 4.5 as of today. Hence we may experience unexpected side effects of installing .Net Frameowork 4.5 on a Biztalk 2010 Server. One such problem that was experience by one of the customers I recently worked with was that the WCF Adapters No Longer Work as expected. Every time…


Biztalk 2009 Administration / Management Snap-in Fails to Load.

If you are running Biztalk 2009 or any other version for that matter and if you get the following error when trying to view your Biztalk Application then Follow the steps below to help resolve this:   Error: Microsoft.BizTalk.ExceptionMessageBox.BtsExceptionMessageBox.ReprocessManagementException(Exception exception, Exception newInnerException)    at Microsoft.BizTalk.ExceptionMessageBox.BtsExceptionMessageBox.ReprocessSpecificExceptions(Exception exception, Exception newInnerException)    at Microsoft.BizTalk.ExceptionMessageBox.BtsExceptionMessageBox.ReprocessExceptionRecursive(Exception exception)    at Microsoft.BizTalk.ExceptionMessageBox.BtsExceptionMessageBox.set_Message(Exception…


MSMQ Service Reports "Insufficient Resources to perform this operation" when trying to create a Private Queue.

Problem:  Customer was trying to create a private queue on a Windows 2008 R2 Server and getting back an “insufficient resources to perform this operation” error when trying to create a private queue.   BackGround: It has been 5+years since I have worked on a MSMQ Insufficient Resource to perform this Operation error. On Windows 2000 and…

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MSMQ Service Hangs when trying to stop or start it on Windows 2008 or Windows 2008 R2 Server.

Problem: If you are running Microsoft Message Queue (MSMQ) on Windows 2008 or Windows 2008 R2 Server and the service hangs on startup or when stopping it and logs the following error to event log: Event ID: 2084 The Message Queuing Service cannot start because a queue is in an inconsistent state. For More Information…


Biztalk 2010 Admin Server unable to Manage WCF Ports.

Problem: If we have a Dedicated Admin Server for Managing the Biztalk Environment then you may receive the following error when trying to Manage WCF ports: Windows Communication Foundation Administration Tools  You will be able to manage the file Adapter and other Standard Adapters without any problems. Only the WCF adapters will give you the error…


Biztalk 2010 Receive location intermittently stops reading files from FTP server.

Recently had a very interesting case. The biztalk 2010 FTP adapter would read messages but if there is a gap of 10-15min where the Server did not have files to give to the Biztalk FTP Receive Location, the Biztalk Service would report Error 500 – Failed to connect to FTP Server. A network monitor trace basically…


MSMQ Management console on Win2k8 & WIn2k8 R2 Cluster not Visible

Symptoms The customer has a Win2k8 R2 Cluster with MSMQ Resource. They right click the MSMQ resource but MSMQ does not show up in the Computer Management console. We see the same thing with MMCV. Resolution Changed the MSMQ physical node service acct to run under Network Service and that resolved the cluster issue.


MSMQ 4 & 5 not receiving messages from Large Number of Clients

Symptoms Had a very interesting case this week. Customer had few MSMQ 2008 Servers forming the NLB. They had few thousand clients sending non transactional messages to MSMQ Queues using Direct Format Names. Everytime you restart the MSMQ on the server the client would be able to send messages and then stop. The messages would…

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MSMQ Performance degrades over time & MSMQ LQS folder is 100s of MB.

Symptoms MSMQ Performance degrades over a period of time. The MSMQ LQS folder is 100s of MB in Size. You have to delete the Queue queue and recreated them to make this work. Cause There is some problem with the security descriptor as a result MSMQ keeps writing it over and and over again to…