"Specified cast is not valid" error message when you deploy an Orchestration that was created in BizTalk Server 2004

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Symptoms
When you try to deploy an Orchestration that was created in Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004, you receive an error message that is similar to the following:
[Microsoft.BizTalk.Deployment.DeploymentException] Unable to deploy early bindings.
[Microsoft.BizTalk.Deployment.Binding.BindingException] Failed updating binding information.
BindingException: Specified cast is not valid.
[System.InvalidCastException] Specified cast is not valid.
Cause
This behavior occurs because BizTalk Server 2004 requires that the COM+ Rollup QXP6 for Microsoft Windows XP or the COM+ Rollup 29 for Microsoft Windows 2000 be installed, depending on your operating system.
Resolution
To avoid this behavior, install the COM+ Rollup package for your operating system and language.

The following tables list the COM+ Rollup packages that are available in the Microsoft Download Center. Click the link to download the package for your operating system and language.

COM+ Rollup QXP6 for Windows XP

COM+ Rollup 29 for Windows 2000

LanguagePackage
English158264_ENU_i386_zip.exe
Chinese (Traditional)158272_CHT_i386_zip.exe
Korean158267_KOR_i386_zip.exe
Status
This behavior is by design.
Properties

Article ID: 837119 - Last Review: 12/08/2015 06:21:46 - Revision: 4.0

Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 Developer Edition, Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 Enterprise Edition, Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 Partner Edition, Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 Standard Edition

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