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Install deploy_server_msi with multiple servers within a biztalk group

Topics: Server Deployment
Nov 16, 2012 at 9:23 PM

Hi, There,

I am new to BTDF...

I created a biztalk application msi from BTDF. This application includes with schema, component, and orcchetration. It works fine with a single-server biztalk group; but I encounted a problem at two-server biztalk group.

My procedure with multiple-server group:

1) run the msi at biztalk server1;

2) run the msi at biztalk server2;

3) deploy the application at biztalk server2.

When I start and run the biztalk application, i got an error - can't find my component dll. what I found, at biztalk server1 all three assemblies were not install at the GAC. I have to manually install them into GAC. Is there a way to install them into GAC by only run the msi? Cananyone help?




Nov 16, 2012 at 9:42 PM

Hi, you must run the deploy step on every server, not just the last one.  Please refer to the documentation for more details.


Nov 19, 2012 at 3:24 PM

Thanks, Tom, for quick response and for poining my problem! Somehow, I misunderstood.

It's a good tools! I really like it.



Nov 20, 2012 at 1:59 AM

Thanks Betty!  Feel free to post again if you run into any other questions.