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

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  • Version: 1.0
  • Category: Tool
  • Language: English

The tools here provide diagnostics and other feature-related tools, and the software development kit, for Forefront TMG Beta 3.

  • 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.


Status: Deleted

This download is no longer available on The downloads below are archives provided by the Internet Archive Wayback Machine from the Microsoft Download Center prior to August 2020.

FileSHA1 HashSize
AdamSitesPack.EXE0b0f4d991c554a0f5b707a0493560af5cdfa7b20218 KB
AdConfigPack.EXE4b999f8a725177ccdb9a6dc5e8208b7a4c8a4434148 KB
CacheDirPack.EXE09a128ae476709af97e78f5604538eef6d639e77323 KB
DNSToolsPack.EXEade688c786f8d262951f1c92de618ab2a4795f5d146 KB
MSDEToText.EXEc9b391c4efc91275ef34525d1b20a8722e28e3b7136 KB
RQSUtils.EXE8b1cf44ae70a748d4193d96b17e36cd806b8c313134 KB
SdTestPack.EXE43a115efcdd17a641bb632de8325b5fb95dfc76f443 KB
TMGSDK.exe89993182552bbfbfbf3f622e4359a9fe637c94d84.59 MB

System Requirements

Operating Systems: Windows Server 2008

  • This download requires Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) Beta 3 to install.

Installation Instructions

  • 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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