Ramblings from another nerd on the grid
Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 8 Release Preview includes Server Manager, Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-ins, consoles, Windows PowerShell cmdlets and providers, and command-line tools for managing roles and features that run on Windows Server 2012. In limited cases, the tools can be used to manage roles and features that are running on Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2008. Some of the tools work for managing roles and features on Windows Server 2003.
[Attention] These tools run ONLY on Windows 8 RP.
Go get em @ http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=28972
They are available at the same time with the operating system -)