Symptoms

Consider the following scenario:

  • You use Microsoft System Center Operations Manager to monitor BizTalk applications on a computer that is running Microsoft BizTalk Server.

  • The computer runs for several minutes.


In this scenario, applications that are running on the computer might stop responding or crash. Additionally, an event that resembles the following might be logged in the System log:Note When this issue occurs, the resource information in Windows Task Manager indicates that a Service Host process (Svchost.exe) consumes a large amount of memory.

Cause

This issue occurs because deadlocks occur.

When BizTalk threads run BizTalk Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) queries, the threads do not release some resources. Therefore, the issue that is mentioned in the "Symptoms" section occurs.

Resolution

Cumulative update information


BizTalk Server 2009

The hotfix that resolves this issue is included in cumulative update package 5 for BizTalk Server 2009.



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:


2649852Cumulative update package 5 for BizTalk Server 2009

For BizTalk Server 2010

The hotfix that resolves this issue is included in cumulative update package 2 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:

2573000 Cumulative update package 2 for BizTalk Server 2010

References

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

For more information about how to monitor BizTalk Server by using System Center Operations Manager 2007, visit the following MSDN website:

How to monitor BizTalk Server by using System Center Operations Manager 2007

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