Hi All,

With the public availability of Windows 7 RC, Windows Server 2008 R2 RC and Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2, you may want the Windows 7 RC Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) tools which are now publicly available.

What is RSAT

RSAT Client is the collection of Windows Server management tools which enable IT professionals to manage their Windows Server infrastructure from their PCs running Windows 7. RSAT Client is available to all customers as part of the supplemental Microsoft Software License Terms to Windows 7 licenses.

The main download page is here http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=f6c62797-791c-48e3-b754-c7c0a09f32f3&displaylang=en

· Microsoft Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 RC (x86): http://download.microsoft.com/download/1/F/C/1FC27A82-15D9-4D93-B3BC-24204175F9DF/Windows6.1-KB958830-x86.msu

· Microsoft Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 RC (x64): http://download.microsoft.com/download/1/F/C/1FC27A82-15D9-4D93-B3BC-24204175F9DF/Windows6.1-KB958830-x64.msu

What is included in RSAT?

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

Nick.