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  1. Ping Monitoring

    To add to the list of endpoint types that BizTalk360 monitors, it would good to monitor ping results.

    We have an Oracle database server that keeps going down that is used by one of our BizTalk Send Ports. It would be good to alert if the database server is unavailable using a simple ping.

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    • Windows Task Scheduler

      I would like to be able to access the Task Scheduler from BizTalk360 so that I can see when scheduled task are about to run/ have run. Additionally, I would also like the functionality to execute a task schedule as this requires logging onto the BizTalk server to manually execute a scheduled task.

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      • Restrict access to message content for Tech Support on Application (integration) level

        We need to protect message content from Biztalk technical support (outsourced) in about 50 of 500 Biztalk applications.
        Access will be necessery in 450 applications (integrations) for error handling, but for 50 the payload cannot be viewed due to export control regulations.
        Now it's just possible to restrict access to all or nothing regarding message content,.

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        • Developer Licence

          It would be good if BizTalk360 offered a free (or very-cheap) developer licence. Right now we have one development environment setup with BizTalk360 that we share across the developers in our team. This is not ideal.

          What we would like is for each developer to have an BizTalk360 installed on their local machines. This would bring the advantages of:
          - The DevOps team become familiar using the product early in delivery lifecycle. They are not expected to learn a different set of tools in upper test and production environments.
          - For team looking to use a “BT360Deploy” configuration-as-code approach techniques,…

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          • Disable Analytics graphs auto-refresh

            Hi,
            In the Analytics dashboard, is it possible to add the ability to disable the auto-refresh. For example, when we are using the zoom in the graph, if it is refreshed automatically, then we loose the current zoom.

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            • Stop IIS from the Operation part

              Hi,
              It could be good to have the ability to stop / restart IIS application pools at the same place where we can stop/start host instances.

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              • Copy dashboard between environments

                We'd like to be able to customize a dashboard only once and then apply it (by just copying it) to other environments we've connected to the system.
                Currently we need to customize the dashboard separately on each environment, which make it quite annoying...

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                • Sort by alphabetic order the

                  Hi,
                  When defining a new process monitor, the list of receive locations or send ports should be sorted in the alphabetical order and/or it could be great to have a search filter.

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                  • Bulk configuring of FILE/FTP for accessibility

                    It would be good to have bulk configuration of say FILE/FTP for things like, Accessibility

                    Doing this for thousands of locations one by one is trivial.

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                    • FILE and FTP locations monitoring - even for locations not used by BizTalk

                      Hi,
                      The FILE and FTP notification features are great :) But it should also be great to have the ability to monitor locations that are not used by BizTalk.
                      I have a use case where my customer use an other product than BizTalk for several flows and we want to use BizTalk360 to monitor these locations too. Today it is not possible.

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                      • Actual message count in the Analyser module

                        If we create a widget in the Analyser module we can create a widget. In this widget we can select to show the Message Count. But the message count is not the real count of a message in and a message out. It counts it by event type also. In Biztalk you "always" have a receive and a send event so it actual counts double.
                        It would be nice to make a option to select the actual message count or to select a specific event type.

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                        • Link in error information

                          When you have a suspended message and go into:
                          "Service Properties -> Error Information"
                          in order to see the error message.
                          It would be handy if the path to a server /folder could be a clickable link in the "Error Description"

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                          • Providing dashboard specific User/Group permissions

                            The ability to replace the home dashboard with a custom one as default. Also required is the ability to apply default custom dashboard by user groups.

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                            • 1 vote
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                              • Edit Host settings like in Admin console

                                When I select the Infrastructure Settings menu -> Host, and then click a required host:

                                The Throttling Settings tab is in view mode only. Is there a way to change values as we can in the Biztalk Admin Console?

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                                • 'Artifact count' widget doesnt link to correct Filtered Query

                                  Upon clicking any of the displayed artifacts on this widget, we're forwarded to the 'Search BizTalk Artifacts' screen but only to its default state as if we had just used the regular menu.
                                  Clicking an artifact on the widget itself should lead us directly to the relevant query for that specific artifact and also automatically execute the query.
                                  For example:
                                  Clicking on the 'Orchestrations' artifact should forward us to the 'Search BizTalk Artifacts' screen when the query has been automatically executed for orchestrations and is already displaying its results.

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                                  • BAM Module - 10,000 rows export to Excel

                                    Export to Excel only exports a maximum of 1000 rows.
                                    We need many more than 1000 rows.
                                    Had this worked, we could have used Excel filters and widths instead.
                                    Suggestion : Add 10,000 rows to drop down box.

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                                    • Support for SSO Affiliates in FTP monitoring section

                                      The V 8.5 has FTP monitoring but it does not work with FTPs configured with SSO affiliates.

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                                      • COunter widget should lead to the relevant query

                                        Upon clicking any of the displayed artifacts on this widget, we're forwarded to the 'Search BizTalk Artifacts' screen but only to its default state as if we had just used the regular menu.
                                        Clicking an artifact on the widget itself should lead us directly to the relevant query for that specific artifact and also automatically execute the query.
                                        For example:
                                        Clicking on the 'Orchestrations' artifact should forward us to the 'Search BizTalk Artifacts' screen when the query has been automatically executed for orchestrations and is already displaying its results.

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                                        • Link ESB widget to relevant query

                                          When using a widget related to the ESB Portal on our dashboard, we should be automatically forwarded to the relevant query results in the ESB Portal upon clicking any specific part in the chart. For example:
                                          In the 'Fault Count By Application' widget - if we click any of the pie slices we should be forwarded to the query showing all faults for this application in the ESB Portal (currently nothing happens).

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