This cumulative update package for Microsoft BizTalk Server 2010 contains hotfixes for the BizTalk Server 2010 issues that were resolved after the release of BizTalk Server 2010.
We recommend that you test hotfixes before you deploy them in a production environment. Because the builds are cumulative, each new update release contains all the hotfixes and all the security updates that were included in the previous BizTalk Server 2010 update release. We recommend that you consider applying the most recent BizTalk Server 2010 update release.
Important note about the cumulative update package
One cumulative hotfix package includes all the component packages. However, a cumulative update package updates only those components that are installed on the system.
Note For more information about the latest service pack or cumulative update package for BizTalk Server, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Hotfixes that are included in cumulative update package 4 for BizTalk Server 2010
The Microsoft Knowledge Base articles that discuss these hotfixes are released as they become available. For more information about the BizTalk Server issues, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base.
FIX: A 64-bit application that uses the Microsoft.BizTalk.ExplorerOM.dll file fails if the BizTalk Management Database is on a named instance in BizTalk Server 2010
How to obtain cumulative update package 4 for BizTalk Server 2010
A supported cumulative update package is now available from Microsoft. However, the cumulative update package is intended to correct only the problems that are described in this article. Apply the cumulative update package only to systems that are experiencing these specific problems. This cumulative update package may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by any of these problems, we recommend that you wait for the next BizTalk Server 2010 service pack. The next service pack will contain the hotfixes that are in this cumulative update package.
If the cumulative update is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the cumulative update package.
Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you may have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific cumulative update package. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Website:
Note The "Hotfix Download Available" form displays the languages for which the cumulative update is available. If you do not see a certain language, no cumulative update package is available for that language.
Cumulative update package information
To apply this cumulative update package, you must have BizTalk Server 2010 installed.
Note To apply the corresponding hotfixes for the following components, you must have the component installed:
Microsoft UDDI Services 3.0, which is included on the BizTalk Server 2010 installation disk
Microsoft BizTalk Adapters for Enterprise Applications (also known as BizTalk LOB Adapters)
If a Readme.txt file is included in this cumulative update package, see the Readme.txt file for more information about how to install this update.
Important The cumulative update package is a unified package that contains x86 and x64 files. To install the update correctly, run the Setup.exe file.
Note An improved hotfix installer is used in the cumulative update package. When you install the cumulative update package, a list of the installed features that are updated is displayed, and the number of fixes for each feature is displayed.
You may have to restart the computer after you apply this cumulative update package.
The English version of this cumulative update
package has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in
the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in
Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is
converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use
the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item
in Control Panel.
For all supported x86-based versions of BizTalk Server 2010