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The steps in this workflow show you how to read data from a file. To begin, you must create a File port for reading .xml file input from file and writing .xml output to file.

You can substitute the data source with any other BizTalk data flow, as appropriate.

  1. Right-click Port Surface, and then select New Port.

  2. Right-click Port_1, and then select Configure Port.

    The Port Configuration Wizard opens.

  3. Click Next.

  4. On the Port Properties page, rename the port by typing FileReadPort in the Name box,

  5. Click Next.

  6. On the Select a Port Type page, select Create a new Port Type.

  7. Type FileReadPortType in the Port Type Name box, and then click Next.

    The Port Binding page displays.

  8. Select I’ll always be receiving messages on this port in the Port direction of communication list.

  9. Select Specify now in the Port Binding list.

  10. Select FILE in the Transport list.

  11. In the URL box, type the path location where you will be copying your request messages in .xml file format.

    The file extension is required.

  12. Click Next, and then click Finish.