Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 RC

The Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) have been updated for the Windows 7 RC build. I’ve been using a combination of the RSAT and the Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 Beta console on my Windows 7 machine to manage my Hyper-V lab machines and its been working very well so far.

The main download page is here.

Microsoft Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 RC (x86):

Microsoft Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 RC (x64):

RSAT Client is available to all customers as part of the supplemental Microsoft Software License Terms to Windows 7 licenses.

Once you’ve installed the update, you can manage what tools you want enabled via the Control Panel under Programs and Features, Turn Windows Features on or off:


This is the list of Windows Server administration tools which are included in RSAT Client for Win7 RC:

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
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