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BizTalk File Backup

Business or system constraints may force you to leverage BizTalk for File backups.  BizTalk can actually handle this pretty well if it’s planned out carefully.
Here is a diagram of the overall design:

One way to implement this is to set up a receive port and location to poll the original drop location of the files.  This receive location will be set up as PassThruReceive where no disassembling of the message will occur (actually there are no pipeline components for PassThru).

Receive Port

General

Name

FileReceive

Receive Locations

New (see below table)

Receive Location

General

Name

FileReceive.FTP

Type

FTP

Configure FTP (note this can be any adapter type)

Receive Handler

BizTalkServerApplication

Receive Pipeline

PassThruReceive

Next, create two new Send PassThru ports that subscribes to that receive port using Filters.  The first Send port will send the message to a backup folder.  The second port sends the message to a new file receive location that will be polled for incoming messages for processing.
Use the follow…

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