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Consider the following scenario. You are running the BizTalk Framework Assembler pipeline component in a pipeline in Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2. Then, you set the generate xml declaration property to true. In this scenario, an XML declaration is not added to an outgoing document.
This problem occurs because the Microsoft.BizTalk.Pipeline.Components.dll assembly is not working correctly.
Hotfix informationA supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.
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PrerequisitesYou must have BizTalk Server 2006 R2 installed to apply this hotfix.
Restart requirementYou do not have to restart your computer after you apply this hotfix. However, you must restart the BizTalk service process (the Btsntsvc.exe file).
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
File informationThe English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
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Note Because of file dependencies, the most recent hotfix that contains these files may also contain additional files.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
You use the generate xml declaration property to control whether the following XML declaration is added to the beginning of an XML document.
If you set the generate xml declaration property to false, no XML declaration is created. If you set the generate xml declaration property to true, the declaration is added to the outgoing document.
For more information, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/943382/ )FIX: An XML declaration is not added to an outgoing message when you use the BizTalk Framework Assembler pipeline component in BizTalk Server 2006
Article ID: 943383 - Last Review: December 13, 2007 - Revision: 1.3