This article provides details of the hardware and software requirement for installing BizTalk Server 2020.

Hardware Requirements

Computer and processor:

  • 1.4 GHz or higher for single processors
  • Intel Pentium-compatible CPU, Not supported on Itanium-based systems
  • Hyper-threading and multi-core processors are supported

Memory: 4 GB or more

Hard Disk: 10 GB of Hard Disk (NTFS formatted)

Software Requirements

Software Requirements Required for BizTalk Component
Microsoft Windows
Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2016, Windows 10
Mandatory for all BizTalk Component
Internet Information Services
IIS is included with the Windows operating system EDI, BAM, Management REST API, and the SharePoint adapter
Windows Identity Foundation
Used in the Windows SharePoint Services
Optional, and
Microsoft SharePoint
SharePoint Services 2019, SharePoint Services 2016, SharePoint Services Online
Optional, and required in SharePoint Services
Microsoft Office
Microsoft Office Excel 2019, Microsoft Office Excel 2016 Optional, and required in BAM
Microsoft .NET Framework
.NET Framework 4.7.2 minimum Mandatory for all BizTalk Server managed Component
Microsoft Visual Studio
Visual Studio 2019 (Version 16.4.0)
Optional, and required for BizTalk Server Developer Tools and SDK
Microsoft Visual C++ 2015-2019 Redistributable Package
The x86 and x64 versions are required
Microsoft OLE DB Driver for SQL Server
Microsoft OLE DB Driver 18.3.0 for SQL Server Mandatory for all BizTalk Server devices
Microsoft SQL Server
Microsoft SQL Server 2019, Microsoft SQL Server 2017, Microsoft SQL Server 2016 SP2 CU7 Mandatory
SSIS Catalog

Optional, and required to use BAM
SQL Server Database Mail

Optional, and required to use BAM alert
SQL Server Analysis Services ADOMD.NET
SQL Server 2016 Analysis Services ADOMD.NET Optional, and required to use BAM alert
WinSCP version 5.15.4 Mandatory for SFTP adapter
MQSeries adapter
IBM WebSphere MQ 8, IBM WebSphere MQ 9 Optional, and required in IBM WebSphere MQ
LOB and enterprise systems

Mandatory for adapters in the BizTalk Adapter Pack


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.