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Expose Orchestration as WCF Service – Errors – Resolutions

Error 1 :

Receive location for address “/ExposeOrchWCFService/ExposeOrchWCFService_ProcessPO_prtRcvPO.svc” not found. (The BizTalk receive location may be disabled.)


WCF Service Publishing Wizard will create a new Receive location in the application you have specified in the wizard. That receive location need to be enabled.

Error 2:

Cannot open database “BizTalkMgmtDb” requested by the login. The login failed.
Login failed for user ‘NT AUTHORITYNETWORK SERVICE’.


This happens when you create Orchestration and expose as WCF Service. The WCF Publishing Wizard will create Website in IIS. If newly created application is running under ASP.Net 4.0 Application pool, you will see this error while browsing the .svc file.  All you need to do is to change the Application Pool to WCFHttpAppPool

Error 3:

The requested service, ‘http://localhost/ExposeOrchWCFService/ExposeOrchWCFService_ProcessPO_prtRcvPO.svc’ could not be activated. See the server’s diagnostic trace logs for more information.


Check whether BizTalk Orchestration and application is started.