In Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 or BizTalk Server 2009, you send and receive Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) messages. In the outgoing 997 functional acknowledgements generated by BizTalk Server, the SE segment delimiter/terminator is missing intermittently.
This problem occurs because of an error in the EDI components of BizTalk Server 2006 R2 or BizTalk Server 2009.
Cumulative update information
For BizTalk Server 2009, the hotfix that resolves this issue is included in Cumulative Update 1 for BizTalk Server 2009.
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:
2429050 Cumulative update package 1 for BizTalk Server 2009
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 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 2006 R2 installed to apply this hotfix.
You do not have to restart your computer after apply this hotfix.
You do not have to change the registry.
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
This hotfix contains only those files that are required to correct the issues that this article lists. This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build.
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 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.
Note This hotfix is also included in the hotfix that is described in Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) article 972530. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
972530 FIX: Some interchanges might be suspended if you receive multiple interchanges that are included in a single EDI message by using default EDI Receive pipeline in BizTalk Server 2006 R2
The SE segment in the 997 functional acknowledgement indicates the end of an X12 document (transaction set). For more information about 997 functional acknowledgements and the SE Segment, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web sites:
Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Standard Edition, Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Enterprise Edition, Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Developer Edition, Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Branch Edition, Microsoft BizTalk Server 2009 Branch, Microsoft BizTalk Server 2009 Developer, Microsoft BizTalk Server 2009 Enterprise, Microsoft BizTalk Server 2009 Standard