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  1. Drill down in Analytics graphs

    Hi,
    In the Analytics graphs, where I have the "count" of messages in a particular time frame, it could be interested to have the ability to understand what are the types of messages that were processed during this time frame.
    Because sometimes it is very interested to identify which particular flow is the most used during a peak.

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    • Graphical representation of maps

      Currently, you can search on Artifacts in BizTalk 360, including maps and schema's. When you search for schema's for instance, you can see the schema itself by selecting schema viewer.
      In case of a map, it would be useful to see a graphical representation of the map, like BizTalk Documenter.

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      • Confirmation before deleting a Logic App

        Hi,
        In order to avoid a deletion by mistake, it could be great to add a confirmation request before deleting a Logic App :)

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        • Show warning about Activated License when installing new version of BizTalk 360 MSI

          As part of the prerequisite checks of the MSI Installation, show an error if the license is active, so you can deactivate it before installation

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          • Maintenance Windows

            This is to request an enhancement within a future version of BizTalk360 with the “Stop Alerts for Maintenance” feature.  Currently you can set a single maintenance period.  It would be great if you could create multiple maintenance periods, and then also be able to edit and/or delete each one from a list at a later point.  Once I add a maintenance period, if it was entered into a list of maintenance periods on the screen that I could then review and click to edit or delete, this would provide great functionality.  In addition, if I could also view maintenance periods…

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            • Create & Save Custom User Access Template

              It would be excellent to be able to save a customised user access profile as a new template so to make it easier to grant multiple users similar security profiles. i realise you can do this by applying a profile to a group account, but that doesn't allow you to make minor changes to each individual user within the group.

              8 votes
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              • Able to see and download AS2 message contents Sent and the MDN message contents received

                Our analyst and support team want to view the actual AS2 message contents sent and the MDN message contents received from Trading Partners.

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                • BAM alarm notification condition should have lt, gt and eq

                  In the BAM alarm notification condition you can only choose greater than > or equal =. we also need to have less than <.

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                  • Messaging latency SLA monitoring / alerting

                    Making extended use of the captured Messaging Performance analytics data, it would be good to be able to set a performance SLA for messaging through BizTalk. If the latency of a specific data interchange drops below the SLA threshold then raise an alert for investigation.

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                    • Inside view for Dynamic ports in BT360

                      We are using Dynamic ports and we don’t have any inside view thru BizTalk360 for those ports, we can’t see which adapter running under the host instances

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                      • Four bugs/problems when viewing BAM reports . With suggestions for improvements.

                        BAM activity viewing problems in Biztalk360 v 8.3

                        Problem 1 FILTERS

                        The most glaring error is this
                        "Is Greater than" /FAILED WITH ( Results in : "Backend server error. Response Code: 400, Message: Bad Request [more..]" )

                        Marcus Blomberg at ASCOM has reported this issue earlier in
                        [#17141] Data Access > BAM: Backend server error

                        Less glaring, but equally importantly, I tested each filter and

                        Equal to /Works
                        Not equal to /works
                        Starts with /Failed
                        Ends with /Failed
                        Contains /Sometimes works
                        Does not contain /Failed
                        Is Contained in /Sometimes works
                        Is Less than /Works
                        Is less than or equal to

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                          0 comments  ·  Bug  ·  Admin →
                        • BT360 MSI overwrites user-modified service config files

                          During installation of new BT360 versions, I found that the MSI overwrites the service (and related) configuration files without warning. Can the MSI / installer be modified to prompt the user to either save the configuration files (services, logging, etc.) somewhere or at least inform the user that the files will be overwritten?

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                          • MBV Output Report

                            For the MBV log file - file is generated, but deleted right after it is imported to the BizTalk360 database. Is there a parameter that we can set to archive the XML or simply keep it instead of deleting it after the execution?

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                            • Consolidated View of Alarms in Monitoring Dashboard

                              In the current version (8.2), the Monitoring Dashboard only displays one alarm at a time. In an organisation that configures many alarms, this means they can't see an overview in one screen of all mappings - unless they include an additional alarm that includes everything, which would cause duplicate emails, etc. Pretty sure that older versions of BizTalk360 included a consolidated view(?)

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                              • BizTalk360 should support CS (case sensitive) collation

                                When viewing Infrastructure - topology, or when trying to access manage mapping - BizTalkServers, the following error is reported:
                                Invalid column name 'nAdminHostId'

                                the table bts_orchestration has the column nAdminHostId, but nAdminHostID is being checked- Case insensitive

                                BT360Support : we are not supporting CS collation

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                                • Running instances to be displayed in the Applications screen

                                  Just like Suspended instances, we would like to see running instances in the Applications screen in Operations tab

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                                  • When copying an alarm, allow the copy of the mappings aswell.

                                    As per description. The purpose being to leverage the copy function without the need to go through the whole process again where existing alarm mappings may already represent the main or whole mapping requirements.

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                                    • Allow the creation of Alarm Mapping templates used in by alarms (instanced or referenced)

                                      As per title and other suggestions.

                                      Allow a mapping template to be created and named. These templates would be 'masters'. Then when creating alarms allow a template to be selected and instanced into the alarm or copied to a version and the versioned copy referenced by one or more alarms. Obviously if a template is copied version is referenced by multiple alarms dependencies would need to be displayed or alerted if changes were made to the referenced mappings for example.

                                      I could go on but the idea is there ...

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                                      • Message volume by schema widget - Edit the schema's to meaningful values

                                        The schemas that are displayed in the legend cannot be renamed and they are not meaningful names for us.

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                                        • Monitor SFTP/FTP-location if available

                                          Monitor if a FTP-server:
                                          - can be reached
                                          - login is possible
                                          - given remote path is accessable

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