BizTalk Server 2009 Cumulative update package 4 available

Posted: November 21, 2011  |  Categories: BizTalk

Cumulative update package 4 for BizTalk Server 2009 is now available.

The cumulative update package for Microsoft BizTalk Server 2009 contains hotfixes for issues that were fixed after the release of BizTalk Server 2009.

Microsoft recommends that you test the hotfixes before you deploy them in a production environment. Because the builds are cumulative, each new update release contains all the hotfixes and all the security updates that were included in the previous BizTalk Server 2009 update release. Also, is recommended that you consider applying for the most recent update release.

To know more about this CU and all Hotfixes that are included check Microsoft Help and Support.


To apply this update, you must have BizTalk Server 2009 installed.

Hotfixes that are included in this cumulative update package

  • BizTalk Server EDI support: FIX: A TA1 interchange acknowledgment is not returned when you use a two-way receive port to receive EDI interchanges in BizTalk Server
  • BizTalk Server Design Tools: FIX: Visual Studio crashes when you build a project in BizTalk Server 2009 if message types are classes from a referenced .NET project
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server Adapters: FIX: “Error encountered while querying virtual server state for URL” error when you configure WSS adapter in BizTalk Server 2009

Restart requirement

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this cumulative update.

Known issue

After you apply this cumulative update, the settings for the DTA Purge and Archive Job roll back to default. This may cause backlog in the BizTalk Tracking (BizTalkDTADb) database. It is recommended to reconfigure the job. For more information, visit the following Microsoft Web site: How to Configure the DTA Purge and Archive Job

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Author: Sandro Pereira

Sandro Pereira lives in Portugal and works as a consultant at DevScope. In the past years, he has been working on implementing Integration scenarios both on-premises and cloud for various clients, each with different scenarios from a technical point of view, size, and criticality, using Microsoft Azure, Microsoft BizTalk Server and different technologies like AS2, EDI, RosettaNet, SAP, TIBCO etc. He is a regular blogger, international speaker, and technical reviewer of several BizTalk books all focused on Integration. He is also the author of the book “BizTalk Mapping Patterns & Best Practices”. He has been awarded MVP since 2011 for his contributions to the integration community.

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