This cumulative update for Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1) contains hotfixes for the Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2 issues that were fixed after the release of BizTalk Server 2006 R2 SP1．
We recommend that you test hotfixes before you deploy them in a production environment. Because the builds are cumulative, each new fix release contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included in the previous BizTalk Server 2006 R2 fix release. We recommend that you consider applying the most recent fix release that contains this hotfix.
Important notes about the cumulative update package
BizTalk Server 2006 R2 hotfixes are now multilanguage. Therefore, there is only one cumulative hotfix package for all languages.
One cumulative hotfix package includes all the component packages. The cumulative update package updates only those components that are installed on the system.
For more information about the Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2 builds, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base
2281783Service Pack and Cumulative Update list for BizTalk Server 2006 R2
Important To check whether a newer Service pack or Cumulative Update is available for BizTalk Server, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2555976 Service Pack and Cumulative Update list for BizTalk Server
Cumulative update (CU) is a rollup update that contains all previous hotfixes to date for BizTalk Server 2006 R2 SP1.
The BizTalk Server team is using this model as a pilot and also for this specific version. The plan to apply this model is based on the feedback we received from the community.
For more information about the terminology that is used to describe Microsoft product updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
BizTalk Server 2006 R2 hotfixes that are included in Cumulative Update 2 for BizTalk Server 2006 R2 SP1
Microsoft Knowledge Base articles that discuss these hotfixes are released as they become available. For more information about BizTalk Server bugs, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
FIX: The "MessageBox_Parts_Cleanup_BizTalkMsgBoxDb" SQL Server Agent job fails to remove message parts from the Parts table in the "BizTalkMsgBoxDb" database in BizTalk Server 2006 R2.
How to obtain Cumulative Update 2 for BizTalk Server 2006 R2 SP1
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 2006 R2 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 Web site:
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.
Some BizTalk databases may not be updated if you change the BizTalk Server group name before you apply this cumulative update package. To avoid this issue, rename the BizTalk Server group back to the following default name before you apply the update:
Cumulative update package information
You must have BizTalk Server 2006 R2 (SP1) installed to apply this hotfix. To obtain BizTalk Server 2006 R2 SP1, visit the following Microsoft Download Center Web site:
You may have to restart the computer after you apply this cumulative update.
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 32-bit versions of BizTalk Server 2006 R2 SP1