ESB Configuration fails with "Unrecognized element 'typeConfig'"

Applies to: BizTalk Server 2013 BranchBizTalk Server 2013 DeveloperBizTalk Server 2013 Enterprise


The following error is thrown during ESB 2.2 configuration:

Exception calling "PushAllConfiguration" with "6" argument(s): “Unrecognized element 'typeConfig'. (C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft BizTalk ESB Toolkit\esb.config line 151)”


The “Unrecognized element 'typeConfig'" error occurs because the typeConfig element in esb.config is no longer valid since ESB Toolkit 2.2 uses Unity 2.0.


Modify the esb.config as outlined in KB Article 2887594 at

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