How to Create a Send Port for the DB2 Adapter

You create a send port for the BizTalk Adapter for DB2 by using the BizTalk Server Administration console. You must be logged on with an account that is a member of the BizTalk Server Administrators group. In addition, you must have appropriate permissions in the Single Sign-On (SSO) database.

  1. Click Start, point to Programs, point to Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006, and then click BizTalk Server Administration.

  2. In the console tree, expand BizTalk Group, expand Applications, and then select the application for which you want to create a send port.

  3. Right-click Send Ports, point to New, and then click Static One-way Send Port.

    The Send Port Properties dialog box appears.

  4. In the Transport Type field, select DB2.

  5. Click Configure.

    The DB2 Transport Properties dialog box appears.

  6. Configure the following properties:

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    Connection String

    The name of a connection string that is used to connect to the DB2 database.

    To configure a new or existing Connection String, click the ellipsis (). This starts the Data Source Wizard.

    To access Help, click Help on the wizard pages, or open the Host Integration Server 2006 Help and look in Technical Reference - UI Help - Data Integration Help - Data Source Wizard.

    Document Target Namespace

    The target namespace that is used in the XML documents that are sent to DB2.

    Response Root Element Name

    The root element name that is used in the XML documents that are received from DB2. (This property may be empty for a one-way port.)


    Uniform resource identifier. A name to identify the send port location. Default is DB2://.

  7. Click OK to return to the Send Port Properties dialog box.

  8. In the Send Handler field, select the host instance on which the send adapter is running.

  9. In the Send Pipeline field, select the pipeline that processes messages that are sent through this port. To configure a Send Pipeline, click “..”.

    For more information, click Help on the property pages.

  10. You can configure additional properties by clicking the following tabs: Transport Advanced Options, Backup Transport, Outbound Maps, Filters, Certificate, and Tracking.

    For more information click Help on these tabs.

  11. When you are finished with configuration, click OK to close the Send Port Properties dialog box and return to the BizTalk Server Administration console tree.

  12. In the Send Ports window, right-click the send port in the Name column and select Enlist.

  13. Right-click the send port in the Name column and select Start.