The role of an adapter is to enable communications between BizTalk Server and external systems and trading partners. Users configure adapters by creating send ports and receive locations that define the properties for given instances of the adapter. Most adapters support both send and receive operations, whereas other adapters support communication in only one direction.
The HTTP Adapter is one of the adapters that support two-way communications, but unlike other adapters, this adapter has two characteristics that define it:
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