Installation Prerequisites

To achieve full functionality of Microsoft BizTalk ESB Toolkit solutions, you must install the following prerequisite applications and services. Follow this sequence to install the prerequisites and to configure your system.

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2003 (except Web Editions) operating system
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1
  • Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0 with IIS 6.0 extensions or IIS 6.0 (used for Web services and the ESB Management Portal)
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 or Microsoft SQL Server 2005
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2009 Enterprise Edition, including Business Activity Monitoring (BAM)
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 SP1 (required on development computers)
  • Microsoft Chart Controls for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5

Please review the following sections to install the BizTalk ESB Toolkit:

The BizTalk ESB Toolkit installs the following components on the computer:

  • ESB Configuration Tool
  • Itinerary Designer
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server.msi files for ESB Core engine, exception handling, and Java Message Service (JMS)
  • ESB Toolkit samples
  • Utilities:
    • Microsoft.Practices.ESB.PersistConfigurationTool
    • Microsoft.Practices.ESB.RulesDeployer

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