One of the core features of BizTalk360 is it’s monitoring and notification capability. BizTalk Server is used in mission-critical environments to integrate different applications within the enterprise. While BizTalk Server can integrate with multiple applications and provide a one-stop solution for enterprises, it lacks the ability to allow the administrators to monitor, amongst others, the … Continue reading Cross-domain file monitoring
This blog is a part of the series of blog articles we are publishing on the topic “Why we built XYZ feature in BizTalk360”. Read the main article here. Why do we need this feature? Imagine the following scenario. It’s Monday morning, you arrive at the office and you do some extra health checks on your … Continue reading Why did we build Auto Healing capability in BizTalk Server Monitoring?
This blog is a part of the series of blog articles we are publishing on the topic “Why we built XYZ feature in BizTalk360”. Read the main article here. Download a PDF version of this article. Why do we need this feature? BizTalk Server being a Middleware product connected to various legacy backend systems, it … Continue reading Why did we build BizTalk Host Throttling Monitoring?
In this article, we will briefly compare few popular general-purpose monitoring solutions to BizTalk360 for operating BizTalk Server. Nagios Strengths Nagios XI provides monitoring of all mission-critical infrastructure components including applications, services, operating systems, network protocols, systems metrics, and network infrastructure Nagios is extendable by offering a plugin framework, thereby enabling organizations to build their … Continue reading Comparing Nagios and SCOM to BizTalk360
BizTalk360 is the one-stop monitoring tool for monitoring BizTalk server. It is possible to configure more than one BizTalk environments and monitor them in a single instance of BizTalk360. Recently in BizTalk360 technical product support, we received quite a few tickets regarding the BizTalk Server upgrade process. Some of the customers would like to test … Continue reading Monitoring multiple versions of BizTalk Environments using BizTalk360
What is Web Endpoint? In simple terms, a web service endpoint is a web address (URL) at which customers of a specific service can gain access to it. By referencing that URL, customers can get to operations provided by that service. The endpoint is a connection point where HTML files or active server pages are exposed. Endpoints … Continue reading What is Web Endpoint and how it can be monitored?
What is BizTalk Host Throttling? BizTalk Server being a Middleware product connected to various legacy backend systems it needs to make sure the entire ecosystem can work in an optimal way. If one of the legacy system connected to BizTalk is slow for any reason, then BizTalk Server need to act sensibly not to overload … Continue reading Introducing Advanced BizTalk Server Host Throttling Monitoring
Introduction On a day to day basis, a BizTalk administrator must perform few monotonous activities such as terminating instances, enabling receive locations, ensuring the status of SQL jobs etc. BizTalk360 has few powerful features which help you to automate such monotonous tasks. These features are hidden gems and are overlooked by many BizTalk360’s users, despite … Continue reading Automating BizTalk Administration tasks using BizTalk360 : Data Monitoring Actions
In a middleware product like BizTalk Server, tracking is one of the key capabilities you get out of the box. By the time the message comes in and goes out of a BizTalk environment, it will get transformed into various forms. All the different components in BizTalk like pipelines, maps, orchestrations etc. has the ability to … Continue reading Introducing Advanced Tracking Manager for BizTalk Administrators
In many situations the communication between BizTalk and web services is protected by using certificates. These certificates have a limited validity and if a certificate has expired, you won’t be able to communicate with the web services until the certificate has been renewed. For that reason it is important to monitor if certificates are about … Continue reading Monitoring expiring certificates with BizTalk360