Host Instances

A host instance is the physical installation of a host in a BizTalk Server. An administrator uses Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) or the BizTalk Administration Console to install host instances. A BizTalk Server can support multiple host instances.

The following figure shows the relationship between servers, hosts, and host instances.

Hosts, host instances, and server relationships
Relationship between hosts, host instances, and servers

For more information about Hosts, see Hosts.

See Also

Managing BizTalk Hosts and Host Instances