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In Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004, you experience an unexpected increase in memory usage by the Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) provider process that hosts the Microsoft.Biztalk.ExplorerOM.dll file. This problem occurs when you deploy and enlist an orchestration.
You can use Windows Task Manager to see this increase in memory usage. To do this, follow these steps:
This problem occurs because of a memory leak in the BizTalk WMI provider and in the BizTalk MetaData Management DLL.
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.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.
Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
PrerequisitesYou must have BizTalk Server 2004 Service Pack 1 (SP1) installed before you install this hotfix.
Restart requirementYou do not have to restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.
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 tool in Control Panel.
Date Time Version Size File name ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- 22-Dec-2004 19:16 3.0.5371.0 356,864 Btsmetadataom.dll 22-Dec-2004 19:18 3.0.5371.0 494,592 Btswmiprovider.dll 22-Dec-2004 19:44 3.0.5371.0 221,184 Microsoft.xlangs.biztalk.engine.dll
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.
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Article ID: 893754 - Last Review: November 15, 2007 - Revision: 1.8