How to Install RSAT on Windows 11

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This post shows students and new users how to install and use Remote Server Administration Tool (RSAT) on Windows 11.

The just-released preview of Windows 11 comes with new features such as redesigned user desktop, including a centered Start menu and taskbar, rounded corners windows, themes, and colors that will make Windows 11 better looking than previous versions.

One legacy feature in the new Windows 11 is the ability to remotely manage servers, including Active Directory server and other services, including Server Manager, Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-ins, consoles, and more with RSAT.

This tool is very useful for system and server administrators. Installing it on your desktop and start managing the Windows server with ease remotely.

To get starting with installing RSAT on Windows 11, follow the steps below:

Install Remote Server Administration Tool on Windows 11

Windows 11 has a centralized location for the majority of its settings. Everything can be done from system configurations to creating new users and updating Windows from its System Settings pane.

To get to System Settings, you can use the Windows key + I shortcut or click on Start ==> Settings as shown in the image below:

Alternatively, you can use the search box on the taskbar and search for Settings. Then select to open it.

Windows Settings pane should look similar to the image below. In Windows Settings, click Apps, and select Optional features on the right pane of your screen shown in the image below.

On the Optional Features settings pane, click the Add an optional feature (View features).

In the search box, type RSAT as shown in the image below

Then choose the RSAT server feature you want to install. Once complete, click Next and then Install.

After a brief moment, the tool you select will be installed and ready to use.

That should do it!


This post showed you how to install RSAT on Windows 11. If you find any error, please use the comment form below to report.

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