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Article ID: 2885488 - Last Review: October 31, 2013 - Revision: 1.0

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An update is available for Message Box Viewer in Microsoft BizTalk Server 2013 Cumulative Update 2. The update includes the following improvements for Message Box Viewer:
  • Adds a new topology diagram
  • Adds a new global option so that you can display the report index vertically or horizontally
  • Adds a new dashboard report that displays BizTalk system information (for example, database sizes, queues, SVC instances, and MsgBox table sizes)
  • Adds the ability to directly add custom entries as actions to Message Box Viewer
  • Adds the ability to prevent the Summary Report and Dashboard Report from being created (the Warning Report is still generated)
  • Changes HTML rendering so that a horizontal frame is used for the main reports index and the Segoe font is used 
  • Adds two pure SQL queries
  • Adds a query that obtains information on the temporary database
  • Adds a query that changes fragment size tuning
  • Fixes the MsgFlow report expand/collapse button
  • Fixes the Topology Report expand/collapsebutton
  • Fixes other bugs


Cumulative update information

For BizTalk Server 2013

The hotfix that resolves these issues is included in cumulative update package 2 for BizTalk Server 2013.

For more information about how to obtain the cumulative update package, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2892599  ( ) Cumulative update package 2 for BizTalk Server 2013


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

Applies to
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2013 Branch
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2013 Enterprise
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2013 Standard
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