BPA (BizTalk Best Practice Analyzer) 1.2 is out a couple of months already. I did not think of using it on one of my sandboxes, so I tried on my Sandbox with BizTalk Server 2009 on Windows 2008 Standard Edition OS and SQL Server 2008 Developer Edition. In past I did a blog post of using BPA. First thing one must do is check for updates.
After no updates where found I did a scan.
Resulted in this:
Some jobs have not been enabled or run. Common issues since I came across them before and can be resolved in same way. Besides these critical issues there are other less critical, but not uncommon in case of a sandbox environment.
A lot of these issues listed above may apply for BizTalk production (maybe test, acceptance environments), but not for individual development environment.
BPA is a valuable tool and useful in following environments:
Check this news report out if like to know some background about the tool.
Labels: BizTalk Best Practices Analyzer, BizTalk Server 2006 R2, BizTalk Server 2009