Installing BizTalk Server 2013 in a Standalone Machine
(complete user guide)

One tool to operate and monitor your BizTalk Environments

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by Sandro Pereira, Microsoft Integration MVP, Portugal

Sandro Pereira lives in Portugal and works as a BizTalk consultant at DevScope. In the last few years he has been working implementing integration scenarios and Cloud Provisioning at a major telecommunications service provider in Portugal. His main focus is on Integration Technologies where he has been using .NET, BizTalk and SOAP/XML/XSLT since 2002.
He is an active member and moderator on the MSDN BizTalk Server Forums, Code Gallery contributor and was awarded Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for BizTalk Server by Microsoft in 2011. He is also the, author of the Blog:, member of the BizTalk Brazil community: and member of BizTalk Administrators community:


About the author Sandro Pereira

This 128 pages detailed installation documents explains how to install and configure Microsoft BizTalk Server 2013 on a single computer running Windows Server 2012. This information will help you plan the installation and configuration of BizTalk Server 2013.

This user guide is created by Sandro Pereira one of the top BizTalk consultants in the world based on his hands on experience. The article is reviewed by Nino Crudele, Steef-Jan Wiggers, Tord Glad Nordahl and Ricardo Torre.

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Nino Crudele lives in Italy and he currently works as a BizTalk consultant at Microsys ( has been a BizTalk MVP for 6 years. Besides that he is also a Virtual Technology Specialist for BizTalk Server, a role in which he works closely with Microsoft Italy. He enjoys this role as it enables him to work with many different clients seeing BizTalk in different scenarios from a technical point of view, size, and criticality.



Steef-Jan Wiggers is a principal consultant for a consultancy firm in the Netherlands. He has almost 15 years’ experience as a technical lead developer, application architect and consultant, specializing in custom applications, enterprise application integration (BizTalk), Web services and Windows Azure. Steef-Jan is very active in the BizTalk community as a blogger, Wiki author/editor, forums, writer and public speaker in the Netherlands and Europe. He has been a BizTalk MVP for 3 years.


Tord Glad Nordahl is a BizTalk Administrator Expert for Bouvet ASA in Norway and was the first BizTalk Administrator to be awarded as a Microsoft Integration MVP in 2013. Tord is originally a developer but now only focuses on BizTalk Administration and has done this for the past 5 years. Tord has been running the blog and is actively contributing to the community through his blog, TechNet Wiki, MSDN Forums and presenting at different stages all over Europe.


Ricardo Torre has recently joined BizTalk360 as the Head of Technical Pre-Sales & Product Strategist after over 6 years working for Microsoft as a deep technical field specialist. He had extensive hands-on experience with the world's top tier BizTalk customers, enabling them through training, troubleshooting, mentoring, application design principles and architecture recommendations. As a serious BizTalker he is passionate by the integration world and cloud computing.


BizTalk Server 2013 Installation Guide