RSAT Release Candidate for Windows 7… ehh… Release Candidate

Ned here again. The Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) have been released for Win7 RC. Grab them from:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=f6c62797-791c-48e3-b754-c7c0a09f32f3&displaylang=en

Here are the installation requirements:

Supported Operating Systems: Windows 7
Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 RC can be installed on computers that are running the Professional, Enterprise, or Ultimate editions of Windows 7 RC.

Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 RC runs on both x86- and x64-based editions of Windows 7 RC, and can be used to manage roles and features that are running on either the Server Core or full installation options of the x64-based Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system. Remote management is also supported for some roles and features that run on Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2003.

Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 RC should not be installed on a computer that is running the Windows Server 2003 Administration Tools Pack or Windows 2000 Server® Administration Tools Pack. Remove all versions of Administration Tools Pack or Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows Vista SP1 from the computer before you install Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 RC.

Only one copy at a time of Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 RC can be installed on a computer. Before you install a new package, remove any existing copies of Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 RC. This includes any copies that are in different languages.

And as if you didn’t already know, Client and Server OS RC’s are out and available to all…

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2008/en/us/R2-Download.aspx

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-7/download.aspx

As always, feel free to post issues or questions in our Comments section below.

– Ned Pyle