Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Error when importing bindings: "Failed to update binding information."

When importing bindings into a BizTalk application, the following error message might appear:

TITLE: Import Bindings
Failed to update binding information. (mscorlib)
Cannot update send port "MoAGSendPort". (Microsoft.BizTalk.Deployment)

Cannot update transport information (address "C:\temp\SHS\ut\1.mb510i1_%SourceFileName%"). (Microsoft.BizTalk.Deployment)

The following items could not be matched up to hosts due to name and/or trust level mismatches:
Item: 'FILE' Host: 'SendHost' Trust level: 'Untrusted'
You must do one of the following:
1) Create hosts with these names and trust levels and try again
2) Re-export the MSI without the binding files and have a post import script apply a suitable binding file. (Microsoft.BizTalk.Deployment)

While the message might be correct regarding the host name or trust level, a more common reason to the failure is that the host doesn't have an adapter handler specified that matches the bindings.

In the Admin Console, browse to BizTalk Server 2009 Administration > BizTalk Group > Platform Settings > Adapters and then look at the adapter mentioned in the message. In my case it says "Item: FILE", so the File adapter is where I'm heading and it is indeed missing a send handler for the SendHost host.

To add a send handler, right-click on the adapter (or in the detail view of the window) and select New > Send Handler...

Then select the host that needed the specific send handler and click Ok.

Restart the host instance in question and then try to import the binding again.


  1. It helped me..Thanks
    suresh rajamanickam

  2. Thank you very much for the post.

  3. Solved my problem and alot of heartache today...

  4. Thank you for the post. The error message is very misleading in this case.