Configuring server and system settings

The System Configuration Wizard section of the Getting Started wizard helps you to configure your Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway network topology. For information about running the Getting Started Wizard, see Configuring initial deployment settings.

Run the wizard as follows.

  1. In the Getting Started Wizard, click Configure system settings.

  2. On the Host Identification page, in the Computer name box, enter the name of the Forefront TMG server.

  3. If the computer is part of a domain, in Member of, select Windows domain The domain name is used as the primary Domain Name System (DNS) suffix, and you do not need to modify this setting. You will be required to restart the computer.

    If the computer is part of a workgroup, in Member of, select Workgroup. In a workgroup, you may want to explicitly add a primary DNS suffix in order to register the computer in the correct zone, if allowed by DNS.

    For information about deploying Forefront TMG in a workgroup or domain topology, see About workgroup or domain considerations.