My Biztalk Tools blog

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My Biztalk Tools blog

  • MBV 13.870 is available - updated rules, dashboard and sizable UI.

    Hello, sorry for my silence, I recognized I have not updated MBV for a long time. In fact I update it frequently for our internal usage at Microsoft or for some specific customers scenarios that I meet during my visits on customer sites, but...
  • MsgBoxViewer 13.662 is released and provides great new features

    Hello, I'm happy to make public the latest version of MsgBoxViewer which provides lot of great new features that I detail below. For those who don’t dont know yet the tool, MsgBoxViewer (aka ”MBV”) is a known tool to do a complete...
  • MBV Customization - Options and Profiles

    Hello, When I discuss about MBV with my customers, I notice that they are very interested by the possibility to customize MBV so I would like to start a set of posts around the MBV customization. In that post, I will talk first about MBV options...
  • MsgBoxViewer 13.20 is available : Improved UI, new Dashboard report, predefined profiles

    Hello BizTalk community, I continued to work on MBV since its recent version 13, improving its UI and updating again its repository (queries and rules). I also fixed some issues that were reported to me and I added some interesting features : ...
  • MBV 13 is now available and fully compatible with BizTalk 2013 !

    Hello to the BizTalk community ! The last time I updated that blog to provide a new version of MBV is far but it took me a while to update MBV for BizTalk 2013 and collect ideas of new queries and rules to add. For your information, a first version...
  • MsgBoxViewer 12 is available !

    Hello BizTalk community ! long time I did not write a post on my MBV blog and update the tool ! I was indeed quite busy in my new role helping SharePoint developers but I always kept an eye on the BizTalk business and maintained strong relationships...
  • Integrate or Schedule MBV reports

    Hello BizTalk users ! long time I did not write a post on my MBV blog ! ;-) Indeed, as mentioned in my previous blog I moved one year ago to SharePoint development business assisting my customers in their development around SharePoint, and also...
  • MsgBoxViewer 11 - Compatible for BizTalk 2010

    Hello A long time I did not update my blog to announce a new version of my tool ! :-) One of the reason is that I just changed of business to become an Escalation Engineer in SharePoint Developement Support; a lot of work and topics to learn in...
  • New MBV builds : Lot of additional queries and fixes

    Hello, I updated today a new build of MBV. With the previous one published few weeks ago, MBV brings now lot of new interesting queries and fixes (see below the complete list). As interesting new query, MBV is parsing now your SQL Error...
  • Webcast MsgBoxViewer

    Hello, I did recently a webcast about MBV for the UK SOA/BPM User Group (SBUG) Link to the video is available here : http://geekswithblogs.net/michaelstephenson/archive/2009/10/13/135448.aspx I would like to thank Michael Stephenson for this...
  • Fixed a regression issue found in MsgBoxViewer 10.15 and implemented Query Timeout for .VBS queries

    Several customers and MS engineers reported me recently some very long collect statements scenarios using version 10.15 and sometimes infinite ones. 1) Some bugs were indeed identified in some VBS queries which might create looping scenarios in some...
  • MsgBoxViewer 10.15 now available

    Hello, I just made available version 10.15 of MBV : http://blogs.technet.com/jpierauc/pages/msgboxviewer.aspx This build fixes some bugs of version 10.14 of course but provides also lot of new queries & rules and use now some VBS queries like...
  • MBVMMC - Latest Version

    Version 1.10 New features : - Allow to generate also automatically and periodically MBV reports by creating a Windows Scheduled Task - Group now the MBV reports per targeted BT group - Display an exclamation mark in node for MBV Reports having...
  • MMC Snap-in for MBV now available !

    Hello. As I announced in a previous post, I just released a MMC Snap-in for MBV. To be honest, I did not have ideas about really new useful features I could add in MBV itself or around MBV but reading some posts on other blogs talking about BizTalk...
  • MBVQueryBuilder - Latest Version

    Download it : MBVQueryBuilder.zip Hello, This is the First version of MBVQueryBuilder tool, to integrate your custom Queries in MBV tool. The zip to download contains : - The tool itself MBVQueryBuilder.EXE - Runtime DLLs : MBVEngine.DLL and...
  • MBVQueryBuilder tool : What and Why ?

    Hello, As mentioned in a previous post //blogs.technet.com/jpierauc/archive/2009/04/01/comming-soon-tool-to-build-your-own-queries-for-mbv.aspx , I make available publicly now on my blog a tool complementary to MBV which will allow you to create...
  • MBVQueryBuilder Quick Help

    This doc below provide some documentation on MBVQueryBuilder tool , explaining what is this tool and why it exists and what it allow to do. 1) Presenting MBVQueryBuilder and its concepts What is MBVQueryBuilder ? This tool allow to create...
  • Comming soon: Tool to build your own queries for MBV

    Hello, I create this post just to announce that I will make available very soon a tool to build queries for MBV : MBVQueryBuilder . Let me explain quickly role of this tool as I will make a more detailed post on that later : As you noticed, I...
  • Submit here your feedbacks on MBV and your suggestions for next versions

    Hello, I created this page to centralize your feedbacks on MBV tool and also your suggestions of new features or improvements you would like to see included in next versions of MBV. Based on my own experience with BizTalk usage in production and some...
  • MBV - HOW TO use MBV as a periodic Monitoring tool alerting user of warnings

    Hello everyone, This is another “MBV - HOW TO” post, this time about a MBV usage as some sort of periodic Monitoring tool. MBV can also be used indeed as a periodic Monitoring tool alerting user of warnings but w/o need to look each...
  • MBV - HOW TO Unselect some “mandatory” queries or select only some of them

    Hello, Let me discuss about a new feature that I introduced in version 10.11 that I released recently ( http://blogs.technet.com/jpierauc/pages/msgboxviewer.aspx ) : MBV 10.11 (in GUI tool) allow you now to unselect some “mandatory”...
  • MBV - HOW TO run only some specific queries in the Console version of MBV : BTSDBCOLLECT.EXE

    Hello, Following a recent discussion I had with a US colleague about that, I would like to share with you below the few steps to follow to be able to run only some specific queries in the Console version of MBV - BTSDBCOLLECT.EXE. ...
  • MBV Presentation

    Hello ! I just finished a PPT presenting MBV, its role, usage, type of issues analyzed, and suggestions to analyze its reports You can download it below. Feel free to give me your comments on that and ask your questions ! thanks JP
  • Incoming version MBV 10.00 : Query custom properties support included and Gui interface redesigned

    Hello, Long time I did not write a post about MBV ! two reasons mainly : I was quite busy in my BizTalk Tech Lead job and I released until now on my blog only new minor MBV builds for which I considered that dedicated posts were not maybe justified;...
  • MsgBoxViewer (MBV) Q & A

    Q: What is the purpose of MBV ? A: The goal of MBV is to retrieve the maximum amount of information from a BizTalk System in one click in the minimum amount of time, identify all possible issues which could be critical or need attention, and present them...