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FIX: The Value Extractor functoid may return a value that is not correct when BizTalk Server 2004 is under a heavy load

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When you use the Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 XML Mapper Database Lookup functoid with the Value Extractor functoid in BizTalk Server 2004, the value that is extracted from the record set column may not be correct. This problem occurs when the system is under a heavy load.
This problem occurs because the Database Lookup functoid does not use local thread storage when the functoid stores the record set results. The cached record set may be overwritten when the system is under a heavy load, and the extracted value may not be correct.

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. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

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, contact 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 Web site: 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.


You must have Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 Service Pack 1 (SP1) installed to apply this hotfix.

Restart requirement

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

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version            Size    File name   -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------   03-Feb-2005  22:30  3.0.6100.0        274,432  Microsoft.biztalk.basefunctoids.dll  
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about the Database Lookup functoid, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web site:For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
838763 FIX: The Database Lookup functoid/Value Extractor functoid produces inconsistent results
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Article ID: 888309 - Last Review: 01/17/2015 09:15:56 - Revision: 3.3

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

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