New Active Directory Documents for IT Pros
There are a bunch of Microsoft forum questions related to installing the Remote Server Administration Tools on both Windows 7, Windows Vista, and even the server products, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Why? There are three major reasons:
1. RSAT installation is not the same as adminpak.msi installation for Windows 2000 and Windows XP client computers
2. RSAT installation is different for the server products than it is for the client products.
3. RSAT installation does not automatically install the tools after you install the package.
All of the resolutions to these issues are covered in the recently posted TechNet Wiki article
"Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) for Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2008 R2 (dsforum2wiki)," which was inspired by all the questions happening on the Microsoft forums, such as: