BizTalk prerequisite CAB files list (summary) [Updated]

This blog post contains a full overview of the BizTalk installation prerequisite CAB files that are needed when installing BizTalk on your server(s). The provided links especially come in handy when having to download the CAB files for use on systems without internet connectivity.

At a certain point in time when installing BizTalk, you will need to install some extra “components”. In the BizTalk installation wizard this is referred to as a prerequisite CAB file.

This CAB file can be downloaded automatically from within the wizard, but most likely you have some good reasons not to do that:

  • You’re installing more than 1 BizTalk server and/or environment at the same time
  • You do not want to wait for downloads to finish
  • Internet access is not available on BizTalk servers
  • etc …

There are a bunch of reasons why a seasoned BizTalk professional/administrator needs to have a backup copy of these files available just in case you might ever need them…

Below you can find a list of all BizTalk prerequisite CAB files I have come across and where to find any further localized versions in case you might need them.

BIZTALK 2016

The following list is taken from the MSDN page which can be found here.

Platform Localization Link
Windows Server 2016 (64 bit) EN Download
Windows Server 2012 R2 (64 bit) EN Download
Windows 10 (64 bit) EN Download
Windows 8.1 (64 bit) EN Download
Windows 10 (32 bit) EN Download
Windows 8.1 (32 bit) EN Download

BIZTALK 2013 R2

The following list is taken from the MSDN page which can be found here.

Note that the following files are the same as for BizTalk 2013, with the exception of Windows Server 2012, which is only supported in BizTalk 2013 R2.

Platform Localization Link
Windows Server 2012 (64 bit) EN Download
Windows Server 2008 (64 bit) EN Download
Windows 8 (64 bit) EN Download
Windows 7 (64 bit) EN Download
Windows 8 (32 bit) EN Download
Windows 7 (32 bit) EN Download

BIZTALK 2013

The following list is taken from a blog post I came across here.

Platform Localization Link
Windows Server 2008 R2 (64 bit) EN Download
Windows Server 2012 (64 bit) EN Download
Windows 8 (64 bit) EN Download
Windows 8 (32 bit) EN Download
Windows 7 (32 bit) EN Download

BIZTALK 2010

The following list is taken from the installation document for BizTalk 2010 found here.

Platform Localization Link
Windows Server 2008 (32 bit) EN Download
Windows Server 2008 (64 bit) EN Download
Windows Server 2008 R2 EN Download
Windows Vista (32 bit) EN Download
Windows Vista (64 bit) EN Download
Windows 7 (32 bit) EN Download
Windows 7 (64 bit) EN Download

BIZTALK 2009

The following list is taken from the installation document for BizTalk 2009 found here.

Platform Localization Link
Windows XP (32 bit) EN Download
Windows XP (64 bit) EN Download
Windows Server 2003 (32 bit) EN Download
Windows Server 2003 (64 bit) EN Download
Windows Vista (32 bit) EN Download
Windows Vista (64 bit) EN Download
Windows Server 2008 (32 bit) EN Download
Windows Server 2008 (64 bit) EN Download

BIZTALK 2006 R2

The following list is taken from the installation document for BizTalk 2006 found here.

Platform Localization Link
Windows XP (32 bit) EN Download
Windows XP (64 bit) EN Download
Windows Server 2003 (32 bit) EN Download
Windows Server 2003 (64 bit) EN Download
Windows Vista (32 bit) EN Download
Windows Vista (64 bit) EN Download

I hope this helps someone who needs the quick download!

[Updated 2016-11-08]: Added the BizTalk 2016 links to this post.
[Updated 2013-05-21]: Added the BizTalk 2013 links to this post.

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