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How to direct bound ports to message box


Recently in a project we needed to unbound an orchestration receive port from a physical port.

We had to have a common application with all components ,orchestration included and we needed to create other applications that had all ports for a particular integration environment.In this way we were not limited to use a single receive port with a receive location for different environments.

So we used Message Box direct bound ports that allows for publish-subscribe design pattern.Messages sent on a message box ...

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Modify schedule adapter to promote context properties

I recently worked with team to develop a custom adapter.The main task of this component is to promote two context properties.The most relevant problem was to get to know the server creation file and not the moment when it will be processed and change the adapter was one way to do that.
We decided to implement three different provider for our needs.

  • Ftp stream provider
  • Sftp stream provider
  •  File directory stream provider

Which allow you to take files ...

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My BizTalk Server 2009 Configuration Troubles!

Today I installed BizTalk Server 2009 in a virtual machine, because I need a development environment in order to work for a new client that already have BizTalk with this version.

Then I created a new VM with Windows Server 2008 R2, SQL Server 2008 Dev Edition and installed SP3, Visual Studio 2008 with SP1 and finally BizTalk Server 2009 Dev Edition.

Installations worked fine, but I faced with three issues during BizTalk Server configuration:

1 – Durign SSO configuration, clicking the enable ...

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Getting the properties of a file attached to an email message in pipeline components

Recently, we were working on a Biztalk solution for one of our customers. In this scenario we were receiving emails with attachments, and then we had to extract the attached file and pass the Filename, sender and the stream through our process. So we decided to use Biztalk POP3 adapter in order to receive the email, then the challenge was retrieving the mentioned parameters and passing them through our process. Therefore, we implemented a custom pipeline component in order to ...

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XSD Schema Validation using BizTalk Visual Studio IDE: error BEC2004

Hi all, recently during BizTalk project implementation I faced on a strange error during mapping.

I created an xsd schema for a general purpose and I generated an Xml istance of it in an orchestration. Next I created a BizTalk Map using this schema as source. About destination schema it was a stored procedure schema in order to call it and insert some data in sql database.

By the way all worked fine, but a problem occurred when I created this Xml ...

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Updating from BizTalk Server 2010 to BizTalk Server 2013: Receive FTP Adapter Issue

Recently I faced to a strange problem after a migration from BizTalk 2010 to 2013 done successfully by my collegue system engineer.

The issue was related to FTP Adapter during receiving files from a pre-configured receive location.

After reinserting the password, the receive location didn’t pick up the files and no errors or information was logged in the event log, also configuring a wrong password!

I tried to do these actions:

–          Server Restart

–          Created new FTP Receive Location

–          Created new Biztalk Host and ...

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Running Redis 2.6 on a CentOS Linux in Azure

For a new project in 4ward we’re planning to use the great REST web services framework ServiceStack.

It has a great .NET Redis client that can be used to gain incredible performance in the overall architecture.

The only issue is that Redis is supported in production only on Linux. So I prepared a 2-parts blog posts in order to give a a step by step procedure to get everything up and running.

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Latency problem during send with BizTalk Server 2009

Last week I faced to a latency problem with a BizTalk Server 2009 installation, fortunately in a test environment, so BizTalk took a long time to complete an entire flow rather than few seconds like before.

In a first analysis I noticed that flows remained a lot of time during a SQL stored procedure execution through SQL Adapter, after a host instance restart the situation seems to be unlocked and all instances completes their work.
So I created a simple application ...

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App.config transforms for Worker Role on Azure

Deploying Web Roles on Azure is really easy!

  • Create multiple solution configurations
  • Create web.config transforms
  • Create multiple cloud configuration for the cloud project
  • Create publish settings in order to use the correct combination of web.config transform + cloud configuration
  • Done

Wow, this is wonderful for developers! No more worries about multiple file, packages, deploying instructions or installation manuals for IT Pro.

What about Worker Role???

Here is the complete solution in 2 steps:

  1. Creation of transform for app.config
  2. Include of transformed app.config file in the Azure deploy package

Creation of transform ...

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Migrazione da MVC4 beta a MVC4 RC

Appena Microsoft ha rilasciato la nuova versione MVC4 Release Candidate abbiamo migrato due dei nostri progetti WebApi sviluppati con MVC4 Beta.

Grazie all’ aiuto di NuGet l’aggiornamento delle reference nel progetto è abbastanza facile.

Di seguito i passi che ho seguito per l’ aggiornamento:

  • Per sicurezza ho eliminato le seguenti Reference dal vostro progetto WebApi:
  • System.Net.Http
  • System.Net.Http.Formatting
  • System.Web.Helpers
  • System.Web.Http
  • System.Web.Http.WebHost
  • System.Web.Mvc
  • System.Web.Optimization
  • System.Web.Providers
  • System.Web.Razor
  • System.Web.WebPages
  • System.Web.WebPages.Deployment
  • System.Web.WebPages.Razor
  • Dal package manager console di NuGet ho selezionato il progetto WebApi sul quale applicare l’installazione dei nuovi pacchetti (Default project).
  • Con il comando “Install-Package <nome pacchetto>” ho installato i seguenti ...
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