Best practices for handling web service exceptions in BizTalk Server

This post was originally published here. This blog post contains some guidelines for consuming web services, with a focus on exception handling. We will both handle pure messaging scenario and web service calls from within an orchestration. There's also a distinguishment between asynchronous and synchronous flows. Synchronous means that the flow needs to return a message … Continue reading Best practices for handling web service exceptions in BizTalk Server

SCOM Monitoring for BizTalk SQL Agent Jobs

This post was originally published here. Recently, we've encountered some problems with SCOM 2007 R2 monitoring of a BizTalk 2010 environment. The SQL Agent Job "Backup BizTalk Server (BizTalkMgmtDb)" failed, but we didn’t receive any SCOM alert about that.  The first reflex was to look at the BizTalk Management Pack. BizTalk Server Management Pack The … Continue reading SCOM Monitoring for BizTalk SQL Agent Jobs