UPDATE: Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 8 RTM are now available at the link below!
The Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) for Windows 8 RTM is now available for download. This toolkit for Windows 8 RTM provides the full suite of Windows Server 2012 management tools, including the new Server Manager GUI-based multi-server management tool, for use on a remote management PC.
In addition to the RSAT kit, the RTM version of the Windows Management Framework 3.0 (WMF3) was also released this week for Windows Server 2008 SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP2 and Windows 7 SP1 PCs. WMF3 includes PowerShell 3.0, an updated WMI & WinRM, and a new Server Manager CIM package provider. The new Server Manager CIM package provider can be installed on Windows Server 2008 SP2 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 servers to permit them to be remotely managed via the new Windows Server 2012 Server Manager tool - either from a Windows Server 2012 console or using Server Manager from the above RSAT kit.
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