Symptoms

When you use BizTalk WCF-OracleDB adapters to work with Oracle Server 11.2.0.4, you receive the following error message:

"The Messaging Engine failed to add a receive location "XXX" with URL "XXX" to the adapter "WCF-OracleDB." Reason: "System.NotSupportedException: Specified method is not supported."

Cause

This problem occurs because Oracle made a change between database versions 11.2.0.3 and 11.2.0.4 in the DATA_TYPE value for the XMLType data type in the metadata table. This change causes the BizTalk adapter to fail when it maps from Oracle types to .NET types.

Resolution

Cumulative update information

The fix that resolves this issue is included in Cumulative update package 2 for BizTalk Adapter Pack 2013.

Status

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

References

For more information about the service packs and cumulative update list for BizTalk Server, see KB 2555976: Service pack and cumulative update list for BizTalk Server.

For more information about BizTalk Server hotfixes, see KB 2003907: Information about BizTalk hotfixes and cumulative update support.

The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, about the performance or reliability of these products.

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