RSAT (Microsoft Remote Server Administration Tools)

RSAT (Remote Server Administration Tools) is a feature that began in Windows Server 2008 R2 to help admins remotely manage computers running Windows Server.

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.

This was first published in April 2013

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