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In BizTalk360, it is very easy to set up endpoint monitoring of web services. In a typical BizTalk environment, the applications may have to connect to external web endpoints. In these cases, the administrators can set up endpoint monitoring to monitor the status of web services to validate whether they return the expected status codes.

BizTalk360 allows the administrators to set up web endpoints monitoring for the web services in the solution and validate the actual response code against the expected return code. If there is a mismatch between actual and expected returned codes BizTalk360 will alert the administrator with the information.

Setting up monitoring for Web End points

  1. Log in to the BizTalk360 application
  2. Click 'Monitoring' in the navigation panel
  3. Click the expand button against 'Manage Mapping' tab and select 'BizTalk Environment' link
  4. Select the Alarm name (see Creating an alarm) from the drop down for which you would like to associate the alerts
  5. In the list of system resources at the top, select Web Endpoints
  6. Click New Web Endpoint button to set up monitoring for the web endpoints
  7. Enter the Friendly Name for the Alert, add the endpoint URL and select the expected return code
  8. Click Next to add the connection settings (if any for the web endpoint)
  9. Click OK to Save the web endpoint monitoring information

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In v8.5, we have enhanced the endpoint monitoring alerts to display the respective endpoint name in the Email alert to easily identify which endpoint has downtime in case of multiple endpoints configured for monitoring. The alerts will also include the Expected Return code and Response Time Alert details to give more insights to the users.