Category Archives: PowerShell

PowerShell Provider updated for BizTalk Server 2013 and BizTalk Server 2013 R2

It’s been a while since I’ve contributed to the PowerShell Provider for BizTalk Server. Well, I’ve recently published an updated version of the provider on CodePlex in order to fix a serious issue that prevented the previous version from launching. … Continue reading

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IISConfigurator stopped working

In the past few months, I’ve worked on a large project involving the design and implementation of a SaaS offering powered by Windows Azure. The learning curve was quite steep but I think I have become more confortable over time … Continue reading

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PowerShell Provider for BizTalk Server 1.2.0.4 Released

It’s been a long while since I did some blogging. Fortunately, Randal has been working towards producing a new 1.2.0.4 release of our PowerShell provider for BizTalk Server. This version fixes a couple bugs and I invite everyone to test … Continue reading

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Exploring Performance, Throttling and Latency Settings with the PowerShell Provider for BizTalk

One of the new features in BizTalk Server 2010 is a new UI that lets you modify a whole host of performance-related settings. Those settings apply to the BizTalk Group, Hosts or Host Instances. This is a massive feature! Previously, … Continue reading

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PowerShell Provider for BizTalk Server Released

Tonight, I’m pleased to announce the official release of our PowerShell Provider v1.2 for BizTalk Server. In the next few days, I will post an updated version for the Getting Started guide. In the meantime, please, feel free to provide … Continue reading

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Handling Resources with the BizTalkFactory PowerShell Provider

As part of the latest checkin of our PowerShell provider for BizTalk, I added support for directly adding resources to an application using the builtin New-Item CmdLet. Syntax: The syntax for adding a resource is like so: New-Item [-path] <path-and-name-to-resource> … Continue reading

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Handling per AppDomain Configuration File with PowerShell

In BizTalk, it is not unusual to have to store application-specific parameters as runtime configuration. On way to do this is to modify the BizTalk btsntsvc.exe.config configuration file. Unfortunately, this has severe drawbacks, since a single mistake in the configuration … Continue reading

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Deploying Business Rules Engine Policies with the BizTalkFactory PowerShell Provider

One of the goals we initially set out for our PowerShell provider for BizTalk was, at least, to match the set of features that were available at the time from various command-line tools.The most obvious solution for automating common BizTalk … Continue reading

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Empowering BizTalk Management

Since the initial release of our Biztalk Provider for Windows PowerShell, we have been working to promote our project by publishing various articles and tutorials. As part of this effort, Randal wrote a most excellent guide that helps getting up … Continue reading

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Introducing the BizTalk PowerShell Provider

One of my most enduring projects has been the design and implementation of a custom PowerShell Provider for BizTalk Server. For over a year and a half now, I have been participating in the design and implementation of architectures using … Continue reading

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