Invalid address (relative uri)

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Invalid address scheme; expecting "{0}" scheme.

You did not provide an isolated WCF receive location with a well-formed relative address. For example, http://localhost/svc will not work as a relative address. You cannot set the Address property of the isolated WCF receive location to a absolute address.

Use the following procedure to configure the receive location address.

To configure the receive location address
  1. Click Start, Programs, Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006, BizTalk Server Administration.

  2. In the BizTalk Server 2006 Administration, expand BizTalk Server 2006 Administration, expand BizTalk Server Group, expand BizTalk Applications, and expand your application

  3. Locate your application and the locate your transport.

  4. Right-click the transport name.

  5. Click Properties.

  6. In the port Type list, select the correct port.

  7. Click Configure.

  8. In the WCF [transport type] Transport Properties dialog box, click the General tab.

  9. In the Address (URI) text box, change the address so that it starts with a forward slash ("/").

For additional information on receive locations, see the following resources in the BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Help:

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