Awarded Microsoft Integration MVP 2014

I had read similar blogs from others in the past, but never imagined I would write a blog on this subject for me. Yes, I have been given Microsoft MVP award for Integration. Today (being 1st April) when I received an email with subject “Congratula​tions 2014 Microsoft MVP!” initially I thought it’s a hoax Continue reading

Cumulative Update and BizTalk Version

There is some confusion exists between Cumulative Update and BizTalk Version. Recently, when we have installed cumulative update 6 (CU) in our client’s BizTalk Server 2010 environment. Our client was in an assumption that this new CU would update the version details of the BizTalk server. And as part of their post installation procedure, they Continue reading

How to access ShapeID in BizTalk Orchestration

There was a question asked in MSDN BizTalk forum recently about how to access the ID of the shape/ ShapeID in BizTalk Orchestration. When Orchestration encounters an unhandled exception, you would see ShapeID in the suspended message: InstanceId: Instance_ID Shape name: ThrowException_1 ShapeId: Shape_ID Exception thrown from: segment 4, progress 3 Inner exception: Exception details. Continue reading

The HTTP send adapter cannot complete the transmission within the specified time

Yesterday a question was posted in MSDN-BizTalk forum about the following error: Event Type:   Error Event ID:       5754 Description: A message sent to adapter "HTTP" on send port "<SendPortName>" with URI "<URL>" is suspended. Error details: The HTTP send adapter cannot complete the transmission within the specified time. The questioner was Continue reading

Using BizTalk with Fiddler

I have been using Fiddler in my BizTalk projects for a while now and thought I would blog about using BizTalk with Fiddler. To exchange information between Microsoft BizTalk Server and an application by means of the HTTP(S) protocol, in BizTalk we have many adapters like HTTP, SOAP, WCF adapters. When you send a Continue reading