Active Directory - Remote Administration Tools

The Campus Active Directory Service prohibits Remote Desktop Connections to its domain controllers. Organizational Unit management is performed by using Microsoft's Server Administration Tools on a machine joined to the campus active directory domain.

Remote Server Administration Tools - Windows Server | Microsoft Docs


Windows 10 v1809 and Newer:

Windows 10 changed how RSAT tools are installed in October 2018. Windows 10 v1809 and newer have RSAT is pre-installed as a feature. To install as a navigate to: 

Start > Settings > Apps > Apps & features > Optional Features > Add A Feature

RSAT install visual


Windows 10 v1803 and Older:

Windows10 v1803 or older:RSAT .msu download 
macOS/Linux:Remote administration tools unavailable for macOS or Linux


To uninstall RSAT for Windows 10 (prior to the October 2018 Update)

  1. On the desktop, click Start, click All Apps, click Windows System, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Under Programs, click Uninstall a program.
  3. Click View installed updates.
  4. Right-click Update for Microsoft Windows (KB2693643), and then click Uninstall.
  5. When you are asked if you are sure you want to uninstall the update, click Yes.

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Keywords:active directory manage management administer administration administrative tool software download install remote adminpak server complete control RATs   Doc ID:7920
Owner:Marc T.Group:Identity and Access Management
Created:2008-07-06 18:00 CSTUpdated:2021-06-15 09:04 CST
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