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Common error when connecting to IBM Websphere MQ from ASP.NET

Problem When connecting to an IBM WebSphere MQ queue using the WebSPhere MQ classes for .NET from within an ASP.NET application, you might run into the following error:   General Exception: The type initializer for ‘IBM.WMQ.MQQueueManager’ threw an exception.     When investigating the error…

Common error when connecting to IBM Websphere MQ from ASP.NET

Test Driven Development on Oracle Service Bus

As a Java developer I have learned to appreciate Test Driven Development (TDD). It helps you to deliver quality software solutions and it gives you confidence when you make changes later on. Your test code will help you to make sure that no regression arises…

Test Driven Development on Oracle Service Bus

Microsoft Installer Custom Actions User Impersonation

Problem When creating an installer with custom actions you might run into some security issues when executing it on a Windows Vista/7/2008 or later OS. This is because custom actions will be executed in the context of the user running the Windows Installer Service being…

Microsoft Installer Custom Actions User Impersonation

General Access Denied error (0x80070005) in Hyper-V Manager when starting VM

I ran into the following error when I tried to start a VM in Hyper-V Manager recently: To solve this issue I had to grant Full control to the folder containing all the VM’s files (Virtual Hard Disks, config,…) using the following command: icacls <VM…

General Access Denied error (0x80070005) in Hyper-V Manager when starting VM

Graceful shutdown of a webMethods Integration Server through custom developed java program

Out of the box a webMethods Integration Server is shutdown via the Administrator screen. Following code snippet with allow you to gracefully shutdown a webMethods Integration Server through the usage of a custom developed java program. Java code snippet : import java.io.*; import com.wm.app.b2b.client.*; import…

Graceful shutdown of a webMethods Integration Server through custom developed java program

Daily or Weekly statistics on what has been processed in webMethods

This arctivle will describe how we can get some daily or weekly statistics from the database (MsSql or Oracle) of webMethods. Let us start with the Dynamic SQL Adapters. These are needed to run a query which will return us the statistics of a specific…

Daily or Weekly statistics on what has been processed in webMethods

Software AG Roadmap status update Q1 2012

Me and my colleagues attended the Software AG (SAG) Partner Update event in Brussels a couple of weeks ago and learned about some interesting new tools and features that are coming up. In this blog post I’ll try to give a short overview of what…

Software AG Roadmap status update Q1 2012

Concept : suspending triggers automatically when target system is down

With this question we came up with a concept to automatically detect if there is one of the target systems down and then suspend the triggers used for this connection. Once the system detects that this target system is back online, we will enable the…

Concept : suspending triggers automatically when target system is down

A first look at Windows Azure Service Bus EAI and EDI Labs

End of last year, Microsoft released a CTP of its Windows Azure Service Bus EAI and EDI solution. Cloud is hot these days and we see more and more cloud based integration solutions appear (SnapLogic, IBM Cast Iron, Dell Boomi,…) or traditional EAI and EDI vendors…

A first look at Windows Azure Service Bus EAI and EDI Labs

Troubleshooting a HTTPS TLSv1 handshake between Microsoft software and Webmethods 8

The problem Microsoft software (biztalk, wfetch, IE,…) all have a problem when performing a HTTPS TLSv1 handshake to Webmethods 8.0.1 running on a JVM 1.6 server. The problem manifests itself as an error on the client side (biztalk): “The underlying connection was closed: An unexpected…

Troubleshooting a HTTPS TLSv1 handshake between Microsoft software and Webmethods 8

Invoking stored procedure from DataPower ESB

On a recent project, a few stored procedures had to be exposed as web services.  Actually, the stored procedures already took an XML message as input and returned an XML message as output. Initial plan was to write some .Net components to expose the stored procedures in…

Invoking stored procedure from DataPower ESB

Running Oracle Weblogic Server on Windows: a shutdown class

Overview Running Oracle Weblogic server on Windows can be done in two ways:  You can start Oracle Weblogic Server from the command line. This is good for test purposes but not very likely to be used in a production environment.  You can install Oracle Weblogic…

Running Oracle Weblogic Server on Windows: a shutdown class