FIX: A data loss may occur in a published BizTalk one-way Web service in Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004

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SYMPTOMS

An application sends data to Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 through a published BizTalk one-way Web service. If the OneWay attribute is set to "FALSE" in the Web Services Description Language (WSDL) code, a problem may occur. When this setting is used, and a problem occurs when the BizTalk one-way Web service submits data to the backend database, the "HTTP 500 error" error message is supposed to be returned to the client application. The "HTTP 500" error message notifies the client of the error. Then, the client is supposed to resend the data.

Sometimes BizTalk Server 2004 may lose the SQL connection in the middle of sending data. The BizTalk one-way Web service incorrectly may return the "HTTP 200 successful" message to the client application instead of the "HTTP 500 error" error message. When this problem occurs, the BizTalk one-way Web service does not submit the data from the client to the backend database. The client is not aware of the error that occurs on the server side. The client does not resend the data. Therefore, there may be a data loss.

RESOLUTION

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
888751 How to obtain the latest BizTalk Server 2004 service pack

Hotfix information

Prerequisites

No prerequisites are required.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

The 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 tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version            Size    File name
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   13-Oct-2004  22:35  3.0.5351.0         40,960  Microsoft.biztalk.webservices.serverproxy.dll  

Note Because of file dependencies, the most recent hotfix that contains these files may also contain additional files.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was corrected in BizTalk Server 2004 Service Pack 1.

MORE INFORMATION

For additional information, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
873232 Messages that are sent to the receive location are not suspended when the receive location is disabled in BizTalk Server 2004

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Article ID: 887918 - Last Review: September 18, 2006 - Revision: 2.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 Partner Edition
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 Developer Edition
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