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FIX: You cannot use Microsoft BizTalk Adapter 3.0 for Oracle Database to return LONG RAW data types from an Oracle server

SYMPTOMS
Consider the following scenario:
  • You have a computer that is running Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2 or Microsoft BizTalk Server 2009.
  • You use Microsoft BizTalk Adapter 3.0 for Oracle Database from Microsoft BizTalk Adapter Pack 2.0 to connect to an Oracle server.
  • A table in the Oracle server has a column that contains a LONG RAW data type.
  • The Oracle database adapter tries to return the data from the Oracle server.
In this scenario, the Oracle database adapter returns an array of "system.byte" elements instead of the data.
CAUSE
This issue occurs because of an error in the Oracle database adapter.
RESOLUTION

Cumulative update information

The hotfix that resolves this issue is included in Cumulative Update 1 for BizTalk Adapter Pack 2.0. 

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: 

2444952 Cumulative update package 1 for BizTalk Adapter Pack 2.0

Hotfix information

A 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 website: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

You must have BizTalk Adapter Pack 2.0 installed to apply this hotfix.

Restart information

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Microsoft.adapters.oracledb.dll3.5.5307.0395,12822-Jun-201015:49x86
Microsoft.adapters.oracleebs.dll3.5.5307.0456,56822-Jun-201015:49x86

STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
MORE INFORMATION
Long data types are deprecated by Oracle in favor of LOB data types. Therefore, the LongDataTypeColumnSize binding property is deprecated in the BizTalk Adapter Pack 2.0 version of the Oracle Database adapter.

If you use the LongDatatypeColumnSize binding property, set -1 as the value to avoid avoids memory issues.

For more information about BizTalk Adapter, visit the following Microsoft websites:


For more information about BizTalk Server hot fixes, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2003907 Information on BizTalk Server hot fixes

bap2.0cu1fix
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Article ID: 2257782 - Last Review: 12/08/2010 18:06:00 - Revision: 2.0

  • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Branch Edition
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2009 Branch
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2009 Developer
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2009 Enterprise
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