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Synchronize an asynchronous flow with IBM IIB

Introduction During an integration process, it often occurs that a consumer (client application) requires a synchronous flow. With other words, it is a requirement to guarantee the communication (complete round trip of the message) is synchronous. This can easily be provided using the default components

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Adding Slack to BizTalk360 Notifications

Many BizTalk customers use the 3rd party BizTalk360 product to monitor their BizTalk integration platform. BizTalk360 is a great, web based support and monitoring tool. It addresses many common BizTalk monitoring challenges. BizTalk360 also provides a monitoring and support dashboard that is accessible and understandable

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SAP PI: Synchronous Sender JDBC Adapter

Recently I was working on an interface where users were updating materials in a database, and these changes had to be sent to their SAP backend system (ECC). They wanted to leverage an existing RFC in order to minimise the amount of extra development required,

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Upgrading BizTalk360 to version 8

The new BizTalk360 version comes with great new features and the whole GUI has been made similar to the Azure portal. But reviewing this features will be for another time. BizTalk360 is a web based support and monitoring tool for Microsoft BizTalk Server. The goal of

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Datapower mutual authentication SSL/TLS debugger

When implementing mutual TLS 1.2 for some services on DataPower, we came to the conclusion that most developers have quite some issues with implementing it, more specifically using the wrong certificates and/or using the wrong version of SSL/TLS or cipher. So as a solution I came

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NULL adapter on BizTalk

In this short tutorial I will explain how to install a NULL adapter on BizTalk 2010 (64-bit platform with Windows 7). Note: BizTalk 2010 is the predecessor of BizTalk 2013 and 2013R2, but is still quite popular and used in companies. It’s good to be aware that its

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WAMC is dead – Long Live AMC

Since 24 August 2015 WAMC (WebSphere Appliance Management Center) has the ‘withdrawn’ status.  This left the people who used WAMC as centralized system to manage their DataPower instances in the cold.  IBM came with a solution named … AMC (Appliance Management Center) which is basically WAMC but

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