Delete a Host

You can delete a host only in the following circumstances:

  • It is not the default host.

  • It is not the only host that is performing host tracking.

  • It is not hosting any adapter handlers.

  • It has no enlisted orchestrations.

  • There are no started instances of the host.

  • If the host is not clustered.

    For more information about hosts, see Hosts.


You must have the following user rights to create hosts, modify host properties, and delete hosts:

  • You must be a member of the BizTalk Server Administrators group.

  • You must have the following rights in SQL Server:

    • You must be either a SQL Server administrator, or a member of the db_owner or db_securityadmin SQL Server database roles in the BizTalk Tracking database (BizTalk DTADb), MessageBox databases (BizTalkMsgBoxDb), and the BAM Primary Import database (BAMPrimaryImport).

    • You must be a member of the sysadmin SQL Server role on all the computers where there are MessageBox databases, or a member of the db_owner or db_ddladmin SQL Server role for all the MessageBox databases.


  1. Click Start, click All Programs, click Microsoft BizTalk Server 20xx, and then click BizTalk Server Administration.

  2. In the console tree, expand BizTalk Server Administration, expand the BizTalk group, click Platform Settings, and then click Hosts.

  3. In the details pane, right-click the host you want to delete, and then click Delete.

  4. In the Confirm host delete dialog box, click Yes.

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