FIX: SAPBinding constructor fails with NullReferenceException

Applies to: BizTalk Server 2013 R2 BranchBizTalk Server 2013 R2 DeveloperBizTalk Server 2013 R2 Enterprise

Symptoms


After you install Microsoft BizTalk Server 2013 R2 CU2, code that invokes the SAPBinding(String configurationName) constructor fails as follows:
System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.
at Microsoft.Adapters.SAP.SAPBinding.get_ConnectorType()
at Microsoft.Adapters.SAP.SAPBinding..ctor(String configurationName) at ConsoleApplication.Program.Main(String[] args) in c:\Projects\ConsoleApplication\ConsoleApplication\Program.cs:line 25
Note The calls to default SAPBinding() constructor work fine.

Cause


The issue occurs because there is code defect in cumulative update package 2 for BizTalk Server 2013 R2.

Resolution


Cumulative update information

The fix that resolves this issue is included in the following cumulative update for BizTalk Server:

Status


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