BizTalk MQSC Adapter – Send to IBM MQ Topic/Subscription

When using the IBM MQ Client library for .NET it is possible to directly make use of “Subscriptions” (1) on IBM MQ, without a topic object (2), by specifying the “TopicString” while sending a message. The BizTalk MQSC adaptor cannot directly specify a “TopicString” in the adaptor. Also, it is not possible to directly connect to […]

Setting the MQSeries CCSID by using an Environment Variable

During a smoke test of a new BizTalk Server 2016 (with HIS 2016 and the IBM MQ 8.0.0.8 client) we stubled upon the following exception: “The program ended because, either the source CCSID ‘1208’ or the target CCSID ‘437’ is not valid, or is not currently supported.” In this simple test we were sending and […]

Upgrade from HIS2013 to HIS2016 on BizTalk2013R2

In a previous blogpost I wrote about how you could use HIS2016 together with BizTalk 2013R2 (on Windows Server 2012R2) in order to use the MQSC adapter with IBM WebSphere MQ9. This post is about upgrading an existing configured BizTalk 2013R2 environment without removing your current (port) configuration. By reading this description you should already […]