BizTalk Adapter Concepts

Commerce Server 2007
For the latest version of Commerce Server 2007 Help, see the Microsoft Web site.

Commerce Server includes several BizTalk adapters to allow you to use the power of BizTalk Server to exchange Commerce Server data with other systems and applications. This section describes the various concepts you need to understand to provide "connected commerce" solutions using these adapters. Once you have mastered these concepts, you will understand:

  • The different types of Commerce Server adapters.

  • The messages the Commerce Server adapters support and the schemas that define these messages.

  • How these adapters fit into the BizTalk Server architecture of endpoints, receive locations, and ports.

  • The steps you need to take to use the Commerce Server adapters and BizTalk Server to exchange your Commerce Server data with other applications.

  • Various details about the Commerce Server adapters, such as export interval choices for receive adapters, filter clauses, optional endpoint configuration validation, and so on.