When you submit a large EDI message to the Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 Base EDI Adapter, the BizTalk Server Base EDI Adapter does not process the message. Additionally, the following Error event is logged in the Application event log:
Event Type: Error
Event Source: EDI Subsystem
Event Category: BizTalk Server 2004
Event ID: 23
Description:Error encountered: ERROR (62), docnr 10017 :The length of the element is not correct. Contact the sender.target format: [5 00401 ], document: [852 004010DEFAULT X ], segment: [#5:SE ], element: [#1: 96:Number of included segments], Integer part exceeds the maximum of 6 digits, value: 
This problem occurs if you submit an EDI document that has more than 999,999 segments. The BizTalk Server 2004 Base EDI Adapter has a limitation where it cannot process a document that has more than 999,999 segments.
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 be running BizTalk Server 2004 Service Pack 1 (SP1) to install this hotfix. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
How to obtain the latest BizTalk Server 2004 service pack
You do not have to restart your computer after you apply this hotfix. However, you must restart the BizTalk Base EDI service to apply the changes after you install and configure this hotfix. For more information, see the "Hotfix installation information" section.
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
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 tool in Control Panel.
Date Time Version Size File name -------------------------------------------------------------- 08-Mar-2005 18:43 4.0.2140.5 35,328 Compeif.exe 07-Oct-2003 00:21 155,136 Edibtsmmc.msc 08-Mar-2005 18:43 4.0.2140.0 17,920 Edimmcresdll.dll 08-Mar-2005 18:43 4.0.2140.11 241,664 Edimmcsnapin.dll 08-Mar-2005 18:43 4.0.2140.198 851,968 Esp.dll 08-Mar-2005 18:43 4.0.2140.13 172,032 Esproxy.dll 08-Mar-2005 18:42 4.0.2140.23 81,920 Esp_btsoma.dll 08-Mar-2005 18:42 4.0.2140.25 118,784 Esp_cli.dll 08-Mar-2005 18:43 4.0.2140.2 22,016 Esp_err.dll 08-Mar-2005 18:43 4.0.2140.26 23,040 Esp_files.dll 08-Mar-2005 18:42 4.0.2140.49 86,016 Esp_gen.dll 03-Feb-2005 18:38 3,002 Esp_ini.template 08-Mar-2005 18:43 4.0.2140.28 23,040 Esp_sqlsrv2000.dll 08-Mar-2005 18:43 4.0.2140.25 23,552 Esp_srv.exe 08-Mar-2005 18:42 4.0.2140.187 372,736 Esp_trans.dll 08-Mar-2005 18:43 4.0.2140.16 33,280 Esp_voyager.dll 08-Mar-2005 18:44 4.0.2140.1 176,128 Genins.exe 10-Mar-2005 21:08 4.0.2140.0 65,536 Microsoft.biztalk.adapter.edi.common.dll 10-Mar-2005 21:08 4.0.2140.0 110,592 Microsoft.biztalk.adapter.edi.manager.dll 10-Mar-2005 21:08 4.0.2140.0 32,768 Microsoft.biztalk.adapter.edi.receiver.dll 10-Mar-2005 21:08 4.0.2140.0 49,152 Microsoft.biztalk.adapter.edi.resourcer.dll 10-Mar-2005 21:08 4.0.2140.0 20,992 Microsoft.biztalk.adapter.edi.sspi.dll 10-Mar-2005 21:08 4.0.2140.0 36,864 Microsoft.biztalk.adapter.edi.transmitter.dll 10-Mar-2005 21:08 4.0.2140.0 11,264 Microsoft.biztalk.extension.edi.errortext.dll 10-Mar-2005 21:08 4.0.2140.0 643,072 Microsoft.biztalk.extension.edi.hatplugin.dll 10-Mar-2005 21:08 4.0.2140.0 94,208 Microsoft.biztalk.extension.edi.schemaeditor.dll 08-Mar-2005 18:43 4.0.2140.5 7,680 Trigcon.exe 08-Mar-2005 18:43 4.0.2140.5 180,224 Validins.exe 08-Mar-2005 18:44 4.0.2140.60 696,320 Xsd2edi.exeNote
Because of file dependencies, the most recent hotfix that contains these files may also contain additional files.
Hotfix installation information
To apply this hotfix, follow these steps:
- Run the hotfix package to install the hotfix files.
- Restart the BizTalk Base EDI service.
- Copy the Genins.exe file to the EDI\Subsystem folder.
- Make sure that the BizTalk service is running and that the BizTalk Base EDI service is running.
- At a command prompt, type the following command:
- Restart the BizTalk Base EDI service.
After you apply this hotfix, the Base EDI Adapter can process a message that has a maximum of 9,999,999,999 segments.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.