BizTalk Server 2013 R2: Installation and Configuration – Install and Configure Microsoft UDDI Services (Part 13)

Posted: January 18, 2015 in BizTalk
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This next posts will focus on installing and configuring BizTalk Server 2013 R2 and additional components

Make sure that you have installed all the latest critical Windows updates from Microsoft and all the prerequisites before you install BizTalk Server 2013 R2.

Install and Configure Microsoft UDDI Services

UDDI Services provides Universal Description, Discovery, and Integration (UDDI) capabilities for sharing information about Web services within an organization’s intranet, between business partners on an extranet, or on the Internet. UDDI Services can help improve the productivity of developers and information technology (IT) professionals with more reliable and manageable applications. With UDDI Services you can prevent duplication of effort by promoting reuse of existing development work.

In a stand-alone installation, all default and optional components are installed on a single server. An instance of SQL Server must be installed before installing UDDI Services. When installing UDDI Services, the local instance of SQL Server is used to host the UDDI Services Database. UDDI Services Web Application and Notification Service are then configured to use the local UDDI Services Database.

To install Microsoft UDDI Services:

  • Close all applications before running setup. Run the BizTalk Server 2013 R2 installer as Administrator.
  • On the Start page, click “Install Microsoft UDDI Services”


  • On the License Agreement page, select “Yes, I accept the terms in the license agreement” to accept the license agreement and click “Next”


  • On the Component Installation page:
    • In “Available Components”: select and click from the available components you want to install
    • In “Install To”: specify a location to install UDDI Services components
    • And then click “Next” to continue


  • On the Summary page, review installation details and then click “Install”.


  • On the Installation Completed page, select “Launch Microsoft UDDI Services Configuration” option and then click “Finish” to start the UDDI Services configuration.


  • On the Microsoft UDDI Services Configuration page, apply the following configurations and then click “Configure” to continue:
    • Select “Basic configuration” option
    • In the “Database server name” field under “Database” properties, enter the name of the local computer that will hosts the UDDI database.
    • In the “Service credential” properties, type the User name and Password for the account that the UDDI services will run under


    • Note: You may receive a warning if you enter a user name with administrative credentials on this computer. Click “Yes” to continue.


  • On the Summary page, review configuration information, and then click “Next”
    • You may receive an warning on the UDDI Services Notification Service, don’t worry, we’ll deal with that later


  • On the Completed page, review configuration information:
    • If UDDI Services Notification Service is failed, which is the case
      • Select “Launch Custom Configuration” option
    • And then click “Finish”


  • On the Microsoft BizTalk Server Configuration (UDDI) page, from the left pane, select “UDDI Services Notification Service” option and configure the following settings:
    • Select “Enable UDDI Services Notification Service” option
    • Under “Windows Service”, set the service account under which the UDDI Notification Service runs.
    • Under “SMTP”, type the SMTP server for sending e-mail notifications.
    • Under “E-mail address”, type the address of the e-mail account used for sending e-mail notifications.
    • Under “SMTP Authentication”, specify the type of authentication used when authenticating with the SMTP server.
    • When finish, click “Apply Configuration”


  • On the Summary page, review configuration information, and then click “Next”


  • On the Completed page, review configuration information and then click “Finish”


Verify Your Installation

To verify that Microsoft UDDI Services is installed correctly:

  • Open Internet Explorer and type http://localhost/uddi, and then hit Enter
    • If UDDI Services is installed correctly, you will see the Welcome to Microsoft UDDI Services page.


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