Terminating Unwanted Running Instances in Biztalk Server 2006

There may be several reasons prevent to suspend or terminate running instances in biztalk server. Here is the sample checklist before starting maintenance:

* Check Receive Location Adaptors (It’s not a must, but you may need to disable it in some cases)
* Check IIS or your custom host solution that receive adaptor uses.
* Check SqlServer Agent Service is running(Biztalk uses it in a lot of maintenance tasks)