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Host Instances

  • Updated on 09 May 2018
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A host instance is the physical installation of a host in a BizTalk Server, typically it is a place where the message processing, receiving, and transmitting occurs. A BizTalk Server can support multiple host instances.

Follow the steps as shown below to view the Host Instances information:

  • Log in to the BizTalk360 application
  • Click 'Operations' tab in the Navigation panel
  • Click the expand button against 'Infrastructure Setting' tab and select 'Host Instances' link
  • In the Host Instances page, you can start/stop/restart and enable/disable a host

A user can perform the required operation in 3 different ways:

  • Selecting the check boxes against the Host name(s) and clicking on the Operation buttons (Start/Stop/Restart/Enable/Disable) at the top of the grid
  • Selecting check box against the Host name. User will notice an inline operation showing up right next to the check box with the possible operations that can be performed on the Host
  • Hovering over the record in the Current State column, you will notice the possible operations that can be performed on the selected Host


Filter Implementation for Grids

A Filter capability is implemented for the grid columns to do better search from the grid columns. A user can filter the data from the respective rows according to their needs.

The following types of filters have been implemented in the grid columns of the Host Instances:

  • Status Filter
  • Text Filter

Status Filter

The status filter is used to filter Status columns. The drop down of the filter shows values according the statuses which are displayed in the column. The user can select the status from the drop down and filter accordingly.

Text Filter

This is the most commonly used filter. Using this filter, a user can perform text based search. The text filter has the following options:

  • Is equal to
  • Is not equal to
  • Starts with
  • Ends with
  • Contains
  • Does not Contains
  • Is Null
  • Is not null
  • Is Empty
  • Is not Empty
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