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Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 8.1 Preview has been released

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James Pettigrove
James Pettigrove
Cloud Engineer with a focus on Microsoft Azure

In a rather strange move by Microsoft, the Remote Server Administration Tools (commonly known as RSAT) for the upcoming Windows 8.1 Preview has been released for public consumption.

Head to and grab the tools needed to remotely administer 2012 and 2012 R2 editions of Windows Servers.

Going off the file name, does that mean these tools will work on a Windows 8.1 RT machine too? Thin, light and cheap SysAdmin tool anyone?

Regardless, I for one welcome this very efficient Microsoft overlord.


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