Invoke-WebRequest in Kudu

I’ve written this post mostly to remind myself of how this works. Hope this can help someone else When handling a web applications in Azure kudu is a very handy tool. Sometimes you might want to invoke a web request from kudu to for example to see if a service accessed via Hybrid Connection Manager…

How I prepared for the AZ-203

So I just passed the AZ-203 exam after a couple of weeks of studying in the evening and weekends. The exam covers a wide range of skills, I do work with some of them on a daily basis but far from all of them so to study for the exam was definitely needed. At the…

Non-utf8 payloads in Logic Apps

In enterprise integration it is quite common to deal with legacy applications that communicates by creating and consuming files. Logic Apps are well positioned to handle these type of integrations as  they can handle most file transferring protocols such as ftp, file, sftp etc. However, a drawback is that Logic Apps handles all text in…

Problem to log in to Azure from Visual Studio

I’ve been meddling around with Azure for a while now. As I do it both in my daytime job and as a hobby in evenings and weekends and I like to keep my accounts separate I’m bound to end up with a couple of them. I recently ran into a problem that I think is…

Remove Proxy Configuration on Send Port

While using a sniffing tool to see what is actually being sent from Biztalk to a receiving system can be a great way of learning whats actually being transmitted on the wire it took me a while to figure out why when removing the proxy address I kept getting error messages saying that I cannot…

Quick and dirty debug logging in Biztalk

As an integration developer its sometimes hard to understand how your orchestration is behaving. You might feel that the built in debugging options are not enough. In those cases, a quick and dirty trick to understand the behavior of my executing orchestrations I usually quickly set up debugview and use Systems.Diagnostics.Debug write-outs to understand what’s happening.I…