Step 4: Configure a Party and Business Profile for Your Trading Partner


Step 4 of 11

In this step, you configure a party and business profile for your trading partner Fabrikam to send an 864 message to your organization and receive a 997 acknowledgment message and an asynchronous MDN in return.

You must be logged on as a member of the BizTalk Server Administrators group.

To configure a party and business profile for your trading partner

  1. Open the BizTalk Server Administration Console by clicking Start, pointing to All Programs, pointing to Microsoft BizTalk Server 20xx, and then clicking BizTalk Server Administration.

  2. In the BizTalk Server Administration Console, expand BizTalk Server Administration, and then expand BizTalk Group. Right-click Parties, point to New, and then click Party.

  3. In the Party Properties dialog box, enter Fabrikam in the Name field.

  4. Clear the Local BizTalk processes messages received by the party or supports sending messages from this party check box. By clearing the check box you specify that the party (in this case, Fabrikam) does not host BizTalk Server.

  5. Click OK.

  6. Right-click the party name, point to New, and then click Business Profile.

  7. In the Profile Properties dialog box, on the General page, enter Fabrikam_Profile in the Name text box.

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    When you create a party, a profile is also created. You can rename and use that profile instead of creating a new one. To rename a profile, right-click the profile and select Properties. In the General page, specify a name for the profile.

  8. Click OK.

You configure the BTS ISAPI filter and the Fabrikam and Contoso Web pages in Step 5: Configure the Trading Partner Web Pages.

Configuring EDI Properties

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