RSAT Tools Now Available for Windows 10

RSAT Tools Now Available for Windows 10

Just last week I was wondering if Windows 10 Server had fallen off the face of the Earth. It's understandable that Microsoft is spending so much time touting Windows 10 the client because the company has plenty of fences to mend after the Windows 8 fiasco, but many (I'm not alone in this) are concerned that not much has been made over the next version of Windows Server. And, in that respect, not much has been made over Windows Server, in general, since the release of Windows Server 2012 R2. Windows Server 2012 R2 is a fabulous platform for businesses and there's much to talk about. Sadly, Microsoft has been silent on server promotions. I've brought this up several times to those at Microsoft that need to hear it, and they promised good things would come. I'm still waiting.

But, today we've been given hope in the form of a familiar tool that has been rejiggered to work with the latest server version. Overnight, Microsoft released the Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) for Windows 10 Technical Preview. The tools allow computers running Windows 10 to connect to and manage Windows Server Technical Preview. This is great sign and should definitely help renew IT Admins faith that an improved Windows server version will release alongside the Windows 10 client.

The newly released tool can be downloaded from here: Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 10 Technical Preview (January 2015)

It's important to note that this download will only run on Windows 10 Build 9926 or later. Also, remember that this is also beta, so some functions won't be available yet.

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