FIX: MT54x messages are not validated correctly when you use the BizTalk Accelerator for SWIFT 2008 Message Pack

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Symptoms
Consider the following scenario:
  • You use Microsoft BizTalk Accelerator for SWIFT 2.1, BizTalk Accelerator for SWIFT 2.3, BizTalk Accelerator for SWIFT 3.0, or BizTalk 2009 Accelerator for SWIFT to process messages together with Message Pack 2008.
  • You have enabled Business Rule Engine validation on the SWIFT disassembler and have deployed a validation policy for MT 541 message.
  • You receive an MT 541 message. The MT541 message contains a narrative field that begins with a hyphen "-".
In this scenario, the MT 541 message is rejected because of a validation error. For example, you receive an MT541 message that contains a 70E field that resembles the following:

:70E::SPRO//-EUR1111111111111111111111111111111OEUR2222222222222222222222222222222.EUR333333333333333OVERIGE-INFORMATIE-4444444444444444OVERIGE-INFORMATIE-5555555555555555OVERIGE-INFORMATIE-6666666666666666 

In this example, the MT 541 message is rejected. Additionally, you receive a Business Rule Engine validation report that resembles the following:
BRE Error: 'Narrative', the first character of multilinefield cannot be ':' or '-' character for second and subsequent lines., Policy: MT541_Validation_Policy, Rule: Validate_Narrative_B_70E, ErrorCode: A4SWIFT001, (Narrative = -EUR1111111111111111111111111111111).

The first line in the Narrative field is " -EUR1111111111111111111111111111111". However, according to the message format validation rules in MT Standards Release 2008 (SR2008), this is allowed. This problem also occurs with message types MT540, MT542, MT543, MT544, MT545, MT546, and MT547.
Cause
This problem occurs because of an error in the BizTalk Accelerator for SWIFT 2008 Message Pack. This error causes a problem in validating MT54x messages correctly.
Resolution

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.

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.

Prerequisites

You must have the BizTalk Accelerator for SWIFT 2008 Message Pack installed to apply this hotfix. To apply this hotfix, follow the instructions in the Readme.txt file that is contained in this hotfix package.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix. However, you must restart the BizTalk host instance 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.
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Microsoft.solutions.financialservices.swift.commonfunctions.dll4.1.1018.0292,78406-Jul-200911:14x86
Note Because of file dependencies, the most recent hotfix that contains these files may also contain additional files.
Status
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
More information
For more information about the BizTalk Accelerator for SWIFT 2008 Message Pack, visit the following page in the Microsoft Download Center:
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

This article also applies to the following products:
  • Microsoft BizTalk 2009 Accelerator for SWIFT Enterprise Edition.
    • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2009 Enterprise Edition.
    • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2009 Evaluation Edition.
    • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2009 Developer Edition.
  • Microsoft BizTalk 2009 Accelerator for SWIFT Standard Edition.
    • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2009 Standard Edition.
SWIFT, MT540, MT541, MT542, MT543, MT544, MT545, MT546, MT547
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Article ID: 973230 - Last Review: 01/16/2015 05:56:00 - Revision: 2.0

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