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BizTalk 2013 Administrator Immersion


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  • Course Delivery: Virtual Classroom
  • Language: English

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Become a BizTalk Server Administrator in 5 days. This course covers everything a new BizTalk Server Administrator needs to know to "hit the ground running": installation and configuration, disaster recovery, tracking, troubleshooting, deployment, scripting, and a variety of community tools and best practices. If it concerns a BizTalk Server administrator we cover it. Each student works with their own multi-server BizTalk Server Group.

Course Objectives

At course completion, students will be able to:

  • Setup new BizTalk Server Groups
  • Add new BizTalk Server computers to an existing BizTalk Server group
  • Deploy BizTalk Server applications using MSIs
  • Manage application configuration using binding files
  • Securely manage passwords using ESSO Affiliate Applications
  • Configure routing of messages using Filter Expressions
  • Enable high-availability of BizTalk Server processes using hosts and host instances
  • Deploy custom Business Activity Monitoring tracking solutions
  • Enable EDI-based integration with trading partners
  • Deploy, monitor, and manage Business Rule Engine policies
  • Automate BizTalk Server management tasks using BTSTask and PowerShell scripts
  • Configure BizTalk database log shipping
  • Design disaster recovery plans
  • Configure BizTalk Send Ports and Send Port Groups
  • Enable message security using pipelines

Topics Covered

Module 1: Introduction to BizTalk Server

  • What Is BizTalk Server?
  • The BizTalk Server Development Environment
  • Lab: Examining a BizTalk Application

Module 2: Deploying BizTalk Applications

  • Deployment Fundamentals
  • Deploying Manually
  • Working with Bindings Files
  • Deploying using MSI Packages
  • Lab: Deploying a BizTalk Application

Module 3: Configuring BizTalk Applications

  • The BizTalk Publish Subscribe Model
  • Introduction to Adapters
  • Creating Receive and Send Ports
  • Logical Port Bindings
  • Lab: Configuring a BizTalk Application

Module 4: Tracking and Troubleshooting BizTalk Applications

  • Troubleshooting using the Group Hub
  • Lab: Troubleshooting BizTalk Server Applications
  • Enabling Tracking
  • Viewing Tracked Information
  • Lab: Implementing BizTalk Server Tracking

Module 5: Setting up BizTalk Environments

  • Planning a BizTalk Installation
  • Pre-Installation Tasks
  • Installing and Configuring BizTalk Server
  • Post Configuration Tasks
  • Lab: Install and Configure BizTalk Server

Module 6: Creating Highly-Available BizTalk Environments

  • BizTalk Hosts and Host Instances
  • Creating Hosts and Host Instances
  • Isolated Hosts and Web Services
  • Lab: Creating Hosts and Host Instances

Module 7: Scripting Management Tasks

  • Scripting using BTSTask
  • Scripting using PowerShell
  • Lab: Scripting BizTalk Management

Module 8: Securing Passwords using ESSO

  • ESSO Fundamentals
  • Extending ESSO
  • Lab: Managing Credentials using ESSO

Module 9: Business Activity Monitoring for Administrators

  • BAM Fundamentals
  • Administration of BAM Components
  • Lab: Administrating Business Activity Monitoring

Module 10: Business Rules Engine for Administrators

  • BRE Fundamentals
  • BRE Administration Tasks
  • Lab: Deploying and Managing Business Rule Policies

Module 11: BizTalk Message Security

  • Securing Messages using Pipelines
  • Encrypting and Decrypting Messages
  • Applying and Verifying Digital Signatures
  • Lab: Enabling Encryption and Decryption

Module 12: Business to Business Integration using EDI

  • Role-Based Integration
  • What is EDI?
  • Enabling EDI-Based Messaging
  • Lab: B2B Integration using EDI

Module 13: 3rd Party Utilities

  • BizTalk Server Community Tools
  • Lab: BizTalk Utilities and Tools

Module 14: Disaster Recovery Planning for BizTalk Server

  • Disaster Recovery Considerations
  • Recovering BizTalk Server Databases
  • Recovering the BizTalk Server Runtime
  • Recovering Enterprise Single Sign-On
  • Lab: Implementing BizTalk Log Shipping


There are no prerequisites for this course.


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