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Symptoms

Assume that you have Microsoft BizTalk Server 2013 and Microsoft BizTalk Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) Toolkit 2.2 installed. When you try to browse Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) services from ESB, you receive the following error message:
An ExceptionDetail, likely created by IncludeExceptionDetailInFaults=true, whose value is:
System.ArgumentException: The value could not be added to the collection, as the collection already contains an item of the same type: 'Microsoft.Practices.ESB.ServiceModel.Helpers.SoapHeaderMetadataBehavior'. This collection only supports one instance of each type.
Parameter name: item
at System.ServiceModel.Description.ServiceMetadataBehavior.MetadataExtensionInitializer.GenerateMetadata()
at System.ServiceModel.Description.ServiceMetadataExtension.EnsureInitialized()
at System.ServiceModel.Description.ServiceMetadataExtension.HttpGetImpl.InitializationData.InitializeFrom(ServiceMetadataExtension extension)
at System.ServiceModel.Description.ServiceMetadataExtension.HttpGetImpl.GetInitData()
at System.ServiceModel.Description.ServiceMetadataExtension.HttpGetImpl.TryHandleDocumentationRequest(Message httpGetRequest, String[] queries, essage& replyMessage)
at System.ServiceModel.Description.ServiceMetadataExtension.HttpGetImpl.ProcessHttpRequest(Message httpGetRequest)
at SyncInvokeGet(Object , Object[] , Object[] )
at System.ServiceModel.Dispatcher.SyncMethodInvoker.Invoke(Object instance, Object[] inputs, Object[]& outputs)
at System.ServiceModel.Dispatcher.DispatchOperationRuntime.InvokeBegin(MessageRpc& rpc)
at System.ServiceModel.Dispatcher.ImmutableDispatchRuntime.ProcessMessage5(MessageRpc& rpc)
at System.ServiceModel.Dispatcher.ImmutableDispatchRuntime.ProcessMessage31(MessageRpc& rpc)

Resolution

Cumulative update information

For BizTalk Server 2013

The hotfix that resolves this issue is included in cumulative update package 2 for BizTalk Server 2013.

For more information about how to obtain the cumulative update package, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2892599 Cumulative update package 2 for BizTalk Server 2013


Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

Properties

Article ID: 2849475 - Last Review: October 31, 2013 - Revision: 1.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2013 Branch
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2013 Enterprise
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2013 Standard
Keywords: 
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