BizTalk 2013 Administrator Immersion

Learn to install, configure, deploy, and manage a BizTalk Server environment.

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.

The BizTalk Server 2013 Administrator Immersion course content includes instructor-led presentation materials, classroom demonstrations, challenging hands-on labs, and an electronic workbook containing notes and links to additional online resources.

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 Receive Ports and Receive Locations

  • Configure BizTalk Send Ports and Send Port Groups

  • Enable message security using pipelines

Course Outline

08/07/2017odule 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


This course is intended for:

  • Developers - learn to build & deploy BizTalk integration & business process applications.

  • Solutions Architects - learn to design & plan BizTalk enterprise solutions.

  • Systems Evaluators – gain a comprehensive understanding of BizTalk Server capabilities & toolsets.

No prior BizTalk Server experience required.

Available Course Dates

12/18/2017 10:00 am - 12/22/2017 6:30 pm
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