FIX: "Too many data elements" error when you receive an EDI X12 997 message in BizTalk Server 2010

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Assume that you receive an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) X12 997 functional acknowledgement message in a Microsoft BizTalk Server 2010 environment. The message is in the HIPAA 5010 standard and contains an ST03 element. In this situation, you receive an error message that resembles the following:
Error: 1 (Field level error)
SegmentID: ST
Position in TS: 1
Data Element ID: ST02
Position in Segment: 2
Data Value:
3: Too many data elements


This issue occurs because the ST03 element definition is missing from the 5010 version of the EDI X12 997 schema.


Cumulative update information

For BizTalk Server 2010

The hotfix that resolves this issue is included in cumulative update package for BizTalk Server 2010.

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:
2855367 Cumulative update package 6 for BizTalk Server 2010


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


For more information about BizTalk Server hotfixes, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2003907 Information about BizTalk Server hotfixes


Article ID: 2858166 - Last Review: July 15, 2013 - Revision: 2.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server Branch 2010
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server Developer 2010
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server Enterprise 2010
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server Standard 2010
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