Developer Assistance Form Outage

We are currently experiencing issues with the web form that you fill out in order to contact our Developer Assistance team.  While we troubleshoot and fix this issue, we have created an email alias that you can use instead of the form in order to contact our Developer Assistance team – HvAssist@microsoft.com. You are also…

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Developer (PPE) Environment Data Cleanup – Thursday November 5th, 2009

On Thursday November 5th 2009 we will be making an operational change to our HealthVault Developer (PPE) environment and cleaning up certain items that have data within their <other_data> element.   The following items may be removed during this effort: ExerciseSamples, GeneticSnpResults, File, PersonalImage, PasswordProtectedPackage, data uploaded from devices, and other items whose <other_data> elements…

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Server Maintenance — 17 Sep 08

We will be performing routine maintenance on the HealthVault Developer (PPE) Environment servers between 5pm and 6pm Pacific Time next Wednesday, Sep 17th.  Intermittent outages are possible during this maintenance window.  We plan on using a similar time window for future maintenance so please let us know if this timing presents problems for you and…

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Switching Connection center to use the developer or consumer environment.

Connection center can send device data either to the HealthVault Consumer Environment (https://platform.healthvault.com/platform) or the HealthVault Developer Environment (https://platform.healthvault-ppe.com/platform). Environment-switching is now a feature in the HealthVault Connection Center user interface.  For the old-timers out there — you no longer need to modify any registry entries!  You just need to be logged out of HealthVault…

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Server Maintenance – Wed 5 Oct

We will be performing routine maintenance on the HealthVault Developer Environment servers between 5pm and 6pm Pacific Time next Wednesday, Oct 5th.  Intermittent outages are possible during this maintenance window.  We plan on using a similar time window for future maintenance so please let us know if this timing presents problems for you and your…

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Developer Environment Upgrade & URL Change

We are upgrading the HealthVault Developer Environment hardware so that its topology will mirror that of the HealthVault Consumer Environment.  The new development servers which will show up at a new domain – healthvault-ppe.com instead of microsofthealthbeta.com.  To minimize disruptions to any in-development apps, both sets of servers will be online concurrently for six weeks. …

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HealthVault Environment Overview & URLs

HealthVault has two distinct but nearly identical environments that applications may talk to: Developer and Consumer.  HealthVault uses asymmetric (public-private) key encryption to validate an application’s identity – each environment’s web services will only respond to requests from servers whose public keys have been registered on the HealthVault side. The HealthVault Developer environment uses the…

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