Definition

RSAT (Microsoft Remote Server Administration Tools)

RSAT (Remote Server Administration Tools) is a Windows Server component for  remote management of other computers also running that operating system. RSAT was introduced in Windows Server 2008 R2.

RSAT allows administrators to run snap-ins and tools on a remote computer to manage features, roles and role services. The software includes tools for cluster-aware updating, Group Policy management and Hyper-V management, as well as the Best Practices Analyzer.

RSAT runs on Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012.

Contributor(s): Toni Boger
This was last updated in April 2013
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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