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We are happy to announce the release of Microsoft Host Integration Server 2013 Cumulative Update 4. Host Integration Server is included with the BizTalk License and is a part of our broader BizTalk offerings to assist our customers with integrating to various backend systems. In the case of Host Integration Server, we provide customers with options to interact with IBM software. For customers just starting out with Host Integration Server we suggest using our latest version, Host Integration Server 2016.

This cumulative update package contains hotfixes for issues that were resolved after the release of Host Integration Server 2013.

We recommend that you test the cumulative update before you deploy it in a production environment. Because the builds are cumulative, each new update release contains all the hotfixes and all the security updates that were included in the previous Host Integration Server 2013 cumulative updates. We recommend that you consider applying the most recent Host Integration Server 2013 Cumulative Update to remain current with the product.

Cumulative update package 4 for Microsoft Host Integration Server 2013:

  • Application Integration – 6 customer issues fixed
  • Data Integration – -12 customer issues fixed
  • Message Integration – 6 customer issues fixed
  • Network Integration – 10 customer issues fixed
  • Session Integration – 10 customer issues fixed

Information regarding how to download the package and details regarding the specific fixes can be found in the KB article here.

We encourage you to actively engage with us and propose new features for all BizTalk offerings, including Host Integration Server, through our BizTalk User Voice page.