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Microsoft® Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG), Medium Business Edition Tools & Software Development Kit

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

The tools available here provide diagnostics and other feature-related tools, and the software development kit, for Forefront TMG, Medium Business Edition.

  • Forefront TMG MBE 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.

    Firewall Kernel Mode Tool for Forefront TMG
    Use the Firewall Kernel Mode Tool (FWEngMon.exe) to analyze and troubleshoot firewall connectivity issues by monitoring the Forefront TMG kernel-mode driver (fweng.sys).

    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 .

    Software Development Kit (SDK)

    Forefront TMG, Medium Business Edition SDK
    The Forefront TMG, Medium Business Edition software development kit includes headers, libraries, tools and documentation (note: samples are not currently available) to enable developers and system administrators to deploy, configure, customize, and extend their Forefront TMG environment.


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
CacheDirPack.EXE0039b39fc518cf7ae3ae08e6c65a228a647d81c4333 KB
DNSToolsPack.EXE284576d6155b2eb47849734e08982e02fc5be9a6145 KB
FwengmonPack.EXE2b18ad627fe23bf32ebe0dd483512ee5b4030e8c160 KB
MSDEToText.EXE6f372944611ae81aca0ec81b4aef1cbb66a54751135 KB
RQSUtils.EXEfedd79b7788de120d62b427fcd715ff30f5abc4a132 KB
SdTestPack.EXE78e9b029ad97126798b05e4071b1aacb38106873276 KB
TMGSDK.exe94bc479e080c546cc8696fe4939185c36228460d3.88 MB

System Requirements

Operating Systems: Windows Server 2008

  • This download requires Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG), Medium Business Edition 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.