Pipelines are meant for pre- or post-processing of messages as they enter or leave BizTalk Server. In special cases, they may also be used from within BizTalk Server Orchestrations to perform specialized tasks, such as splitting or aggregating a message. Pipelines execute between the Adapter and the Map, or vice versa for Send Ports, as shown in the following diagram:
When receiving a message into BizTalk, the components displayed in the preceding diagram are triggered in the order Receive Port, Receive Location, Adapter, Pipeline, Map—
MessageBox ( - Subscription(s) )—Send Port, Map, Pipeline, Adapter.
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