Microsoft® Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) Beta 3 Tools & Software Development Kit

    The tools here provide diagnostics and other feature-related tools, and the software development kit, for Forefront TMG Beta 3.
    • Note:There are multiple files available for this download.Once you click on the "Download" button, you will be prompted to select the files you need.


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        Forefront TMG Beta 3 Tools

        Cache Directory Tool for Forefront TMG
        Use the Cache Directory Tool (CacheDir.exe) to view real-time cache contents, save information about the current cache contents to a file, and mark obsolete items that should not be served from the cache.

        DNS Cache Tool for Forefront TMG
        Use the DNS Cache Tool (Dnstools.exe) on a Forefront TMG server to display the contents of the Domain Name System (DNS) cache and to delete entries in the DNS cache.

        MSDEToText Tool for Forefront TMG
        Use this tool (MSDEToText.exe) to convert Forefront TMG SQL Server logs into a text file, or to display their contents on the screen.

        Remote Access Quarantine Tool for Forefront TMG
        Use this tool (RQSUtils.exe) to prepare Forefront TMG as an RQS listener component.

        RSA Test Authentication Utility for Forefront TMG
        Use the RSA Test Authentication Utility (SdTestPack.exe) to verify that a computer running Forefront TMG can authenticate to a computer running RSA Authentication Manager.

        Best Practices Analyzer Tool (BPA)
        Use the BPA (IsaBPA.msi) to determine the overall health of your Forefront TMG servers and to diagnose current problems. BPA scans configuration settings of the local Forefront TMG server and reports issues. The BPA Tool is located on a separate download page here.

        ADAM Sites Tool for Forefront TMG Enterprise Edition
        Use the ADAM Sites Tool (AdamSites.exe) to configure Configuration Storage servers, which use Microsoft Active Directory Application Mode (ADAM).

        Auto Discovery Configuration Tool for Forefront TMG
        Use the Auto-Discovery Configuration Tool (AdConfigPack.exe) to configure Active Directory with a marker key that points to your Forefront TMG server. This key is used by the Firewall Client to locate the Forefront TMG server and connect to it.

        Software Development Kit (SDK)

        Forefront TMG Beta 3 SDK
        The Forefront TMG software development kit includes headers, libraries, tools, samples and documentation to enable developers and system administrators to deploy, configure, customize, and extend their Forefront TMG environment. Note that documentation of some COM elements is incomplete.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows Server 2008

        This download requires Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) Beta 3 to install.
      • Download each file by clicking the Download link and saving the file to your hard disk. Each download is self-extracting. After downloading to your computer, double-click on the executable file to extract the files to the target directory. There are three files for each tool: an executable (*.EXE or *.MSI), documentation, and an End User License Agreement. To install a tool, double-click the executable and follow the instructions on the screen.

        In addition to this installation, you also need Forefront TMG Management installed on the computer to use the administration COM objects in the Forefront TMG SDK.

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