Ports for the Administration Server

For complete information about securing your BizTalk Server deployment, see Sample BizTalk Server Architectures.

The following table lists the ports you must configure for the administration server to access the services they need. The firewall on which you need to open the ports depends on where the destination server is in your architecture.

Destination Server Destination Service Port Protocol Reason
BizTalk Management database SQL Server 1433 TCP To create, configure, and access information in the BizTalk Management database
BizTalk Management database DTC 135 TCP Transacted connection to SQL Server to update the database
BizTalk Management database DTC 50000-50200 TCP Secondary RPC ports Note: You may need to open more secondary RPC ports depending on your server load.
BAM Primary Import database SQL Server 1433 TCP To verify the BAM Primary Import database exists by using the BizTalk Administration console (or WMI)
BizTalk Management database SQL Server 1433 TCP To view configuration data and install host instances by using the BizTalk Administration console (or WMI)
BizTalk Management database DTC 135 TCP Transacted connection to SQL Server to create and update a host by using the BizTalk Administration console (or WMI)
BizTalk Management database DTC 50000-50200 TCP Secondary RPC ports to create a host by using the BizTalk Administration console (or WMI) Note: You may need to open more secondary RPC ports depending on your server load.
MessageBox database SQL Server 1433 TCP To create a host by using the BizTalk Administration console (or WMI)
MessageBox database DTC 135 TCP Transacted connection to SQL Server to create and update a host by using the BizTalk Administration console (or WMI)
MessageBox database DTC 50000-50200 TCP Secondary RPC ports to create a host by using the BizTalk Administration console (or WMI) Note: You may need to open more secondary RPC ports depending on your server load.
Processing server WMI/RPC 135 TCP Transacted connection to SQL Server to add a new server to the group by using the BizTalk Administration console (or WMI)
Processing server WMI/RPC 50000-50200 TCP Secondary RPC ports to add a new server to the group by using the BizTalk Administration console (or WMI) Note: You may need to open more secondary RPC ports depending on your server load.
Processing server Server Message Block (SMB) 445 TCP Used to access file shares. May also be needed to install a host instance using the BizTalk Administration console (or WMI).
Business Rule Engine database SQL Server 1433 TCP To deploy business rules by using the Business Rule Engine Deployment Wizard
Business Rule Engine database DTC 135 TCP Transacted connection to SQL Server to deploy business rules by using the Business Rule Engine Deployment Wizard
Business Rule Engine database DTC 50000-50200 TCP Secondary RPC ports to deploy business rules by using the Business Rule Engine Deployment Wizard. Note: You may need to open more secondary RPC ports depending on your server load.
BizTalk Management database SQL Server 1433 TCP To deploy an assembly
Tracking database SQL Server 1433 TCP To deploy an assembly
IIS Server IIS 1164 TCP To enable BizTalk application deployment to pack HTTP or Web Service Ports hosted on the IIS Server into an MSI.

See Also

Server Naming Conventions
Application Deployment Security Recommendations
Security Considerations for Message and Instance Data Tracking
Large Distributed Architecture with Information Worker Services
Required Ports for BizTalk Server