The article gives you details of what are the Hardware and software requirement for installing BizTalk Server 2013.

Hardware Requirement

Computer and processor:

  • 1 GHz or higher for single processors
  • 900 MHz or higher for double processors
  • 700 MHz or higher for quad processors

Memory: 2 GB of Ram

Hard Disk: 10 GB of Hard Disk (NTSF Formatted)

Software Requirements:


Minimum Requirement

Required for BizTalk Component

Microsoft Windows

Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.


Mandatory for all BizTalk Component


IIS versions 7.5 and 7.0 are supported.

EDI, BAM, WSS Adapter, and UDDI.

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office Excel 2010,

BizTalk Server 2013 supports only 32-bit version of Microsoft Office.

Required by Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) to display a real-time view of business processes

Microsoft .NET Framework

.NET Framework 4.5

This is mandatory required for all BizTalk Server managed components

Microsoft Visual Studio

Visual Studio 2012

This is mandatory required for BizTalk Server Developer Tools and SDK component

Microsoft SQL Server

SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1

This is mandatory required for BizTalk Server Runtime, EDI, and BAM





See Also

Another important place to find an extensive amount of BizTalk related articles is the TechNet Wiki itself. The best entry point is BizTalk Server Resources on the TechNet Wiki. 

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