Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Manage Windows 2008 R2 servers using Windows 7

Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) for Windows® 7 enables IT administrators to manage roles and features that are installed on computers that are running Windows Server® 2008 R2, Windows Server® 2008, or Windows Server® 2003, from a remote computer that is running Windows 7.
Note: RSAT for Windows 7 can be installed ONLY on computers that are running the Enterprise, Professional, or Ultimate editions of Windows 7
RSAT includes the following tools and can be downloaded at the below location:
Server Administration Tools
  • Server Manager
Role Administration Tools
  • Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS) Tools
  • Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) Tools
  • Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS) Tools
  • DHCP Server Tools
  • DNS Server Tools
  • File Services Tools
  • Hyper-V Tools
  • Terminal Services Tools
Feature Administration Tools
  • BitLocker Password Recovery Viewer
  • Failover Clustering Tools
  • Group Policy Management Tools
  • Network Load Balancing Tools
  • SMTP Server Tools
  • Storage Explorer Tools
  • Storage Manager for SANs Tools
  • Windows System Resource Manager Tools
Download the tool and install it. Once installed navigate to control panel –>Programs and Features –> Turn Windows Features on or off. Select all or the required features in Remote Administration Tools section.
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