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A hotfix is available for BizTalk Server 2006 R2 that enables support for AS2 File name preservation
Article ID: 951203 - View products that this article applies to.
A hotfix is available for Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2 that enables support for AS2 File name preservation. AS2 File name preservation enables the retrieval of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) business document that is wrapped in MIME. After you apply this hotfix, the recipient of the AS2 message can retrieve the filename of the EDI business document that is wrapped in MIME. Then, the recipient of the AS2 message can transfer the received file to the back-end system by using the received filename.
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.
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, submit a request to 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: -
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PrerequisitesYou must have BizTalk Server 2006 R2 installed to apply this hotfix.
Restart requirementYou do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix. However, you must restart the BizTalk Host Instance service 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 item in Control Panel.
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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
To support File name preservation for AS2 messages, two new context properties are added. They are the PreservedFileName property of the EdiIntProperties namespace and the ReceivedFileName property of the FILE adapter namespace.
The PreservedFileName property contains the original file name of the message. This context property is populated only when the incoming message includes the file name information as part of the Content-Disposition MIME header.
ReceivedFileName is a property that is promoted by the FILE receive port. That is, the name of the file that is received by the BizTalk Server through the FILE receive port is transmitted across the wire in MIME headers. This property supports an End-to-End scenario. For example, when the file is dropped in the file location on the sender side, the file is then copied to the location on the receiver side.
For more information about how to process an incoming AS2 message in BizTalk Server 2006 R2, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network(MSDN) Web site:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd801970%28BTS.10%29.aspxFor more information about the AS2 context properties, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network(MSDN) Web sites:
Article ID: 951203 - Last Review: October 8, 2011 - Revision: 2.0