This article has been archived. It is offered "as is" and will no longer be updated.
Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 automates many of the steps that are required to configure the Log Shipping feature. In Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 Service Pack 1 (SP1), you must manually configure the Log Shipping feature. This hotfix automates many of the steps that are required to configure the Log Shipping feature in BizTalk Server 2004 SP1.
For more information about how to configure the Log Shipping feature after you apply this hotfix, see the Readme.doc file that is included with this hotfix.
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.
Warning You cannot roll back this hotfix from the BizTalk Server environment. Therefore, make sure that you fully test this hotfix in a test environment before you apply this hotfix to a production environment. Do not try to use Add or Remove Programs to remove this hotfix because this does not roll back the database changes, and leaves the BizTalk Server environment in an inconsistent state.
You must have BizTalk Server 2004 SP1 installed to apply this hotfix.
You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
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 item in Control Panel.
Note To install this hotfix, unzip the hotfix package, and then run the Setup.exe file that is in the folder where the extracted files are located. After you run the Setup.exe file, follow the steps in the Readme.doc file.
Note Because of file dependencies, the most recent hotfix that contains these files may also contain additional files.
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 Log Shipping feature that is included in BizTalk Server 2004 SP1, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
For more information, 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
This hotfix cannot automate the restoration of the Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) databases. When you try to run the Microsoft Visual Basic scripts to update BAM, you may receive the following error message:
Object doesn't support this property or method: 'Restore'
To point BizTalk Server to the BAM databases on the new server that is running Microsoft SQL Server, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web site: