Windows Communication Foundation Tools
Microsoft Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) tools are designed to make it easier for you to create, deploy, and manage WCF applications. This section contains detailed information about the tools. Please note that the tools are not supported.
You can run all the tools from the command line.
The following table lists these tools and provides a brief description.
Generates service model code from metadata documents and metadata documents from service model code.
Retrieves the private key from a specified store.
Manages the registration and un-registration of ServiceModel on a single machine.
Configures COM+ interfaces to be exposed as Web services.
Creates and modifies configuration settings for WCF services.
Helps you view, group, and filter trace messages so that you can diagnose, repair, and verify issues with WCF services.
Configures basic WS-AtomicTransaction support settings using a command line tool.
Configures basic WS-AtomicTransaction support settings using a MMC snap-in.
Registers a Windows Workflow service.
Hosts WCF services contained in libraries (*.dll) files
A GUI tool that allows you to input parameters of arbitrary types, submit that input to the service, and view the response the service sends back.
A Visual Studio build task that creates code classes from XSD data contracts.
All the preceding tools except ServiceModelReg.exe, WsatConfig.exe and ComSvcConfig.exe ship with the Windows SDK, and can be found under the C:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v6.0\Bin folder. The specific 3 tools can be found under C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v3.0\Windows Communication Foundation.