FIX: SWIFT messages that contain an invalid 19A field may not be validated as expected when you use BizTalk Accelerator for SWIFT 2008 Message Pack
When you use Microsoft BizTalk Accelerator for SWIFT (A4SWIFT) together with Microsoft BizTalk Accelerator for SWIFT 2008 Message Pack to process SWIFT messages, Business Rule Engine validation does not work as expected on the 19A field. Therefore, SWIFT messages that contain the problematic 19A field may not be validated correctly.
There are two kinds of errors in the 19A field that cannot be detected as expected:
- The amount subfield of the 19A field exceeds the maximum length of 15. This length includes the mandatory decimal comma.
- The 19A field contains multiple negative signs. These negative signs are represented by using the letter "N".
The amount subfield has a length of 16 characters.
The 19A field contains three negative signs.
The amount subfield of the 19A field should not exceed the maximum length of 15, and the 19A field can have one or no negative signs. The following two examples are valid 19A fields:
This problem occurs because of an error in the BizTalk Accelerator for SWIFT 2008 Message Pack. This error causes a problem in validating the 19A fields of SWIFT messages correctly.
Apply this hotfix to address the problem. For detailed steps, follow the instructions in the ReadMe.txt file that is contained in the hotfix package.
Hotfix informationA 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.
PrerequisitesYou must have BizTalk Accelerator for SWIFT 2008 Message Pack installed to apply this hotfix.
Restart requirementYou do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix. However, you must restart the BizTalk host instance service and Rule Engine Update Services after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
File informationThe 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.
|File name||File version||File size||Date||Time||Platform|
|Swiftbasetypes.xsd||Not applicable||824,532||06-Jul-2009||21:40||Not applicable|
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about how to work with Business Rule Engine policies, visit the following MSDN Web site:
For more information about BizTalk Accelerator for SWIFT 2008 Message Pack, visit the following page in the Microsoft Download Center:
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.
19A - MT543, MT548
Article ID: 973242 - Last Review: 09/10/2009 08:51:17 - Revision: 1.1
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