Microsoft have also released the Remote Server Administration Tools for the Windows 8 Consumer Preview.

Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 8 Consumer Preview enables IT administrators to manage roles and features that are installed on computers that are running Windows Server “8” Beta from a remote computer that is running Windows 8 Consumer Preview.

Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 8 Consumer Preview includes:
  • Server Manager
  • Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-ins
  • Consoles
  • Windows PowerShell cmdlets and providers,
  • Command-line tools for managing roles and features that run on Windows Server “8” Beta.

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.

You can get the Remote Server Administration Tools for the Windows 8 Consumer Preview here.

About the Author

Onuora Amobi is the Founder and VP of Digital Marketing at Learn About The Web Inc. Onuora has more than a decade of information security, project management and management consulting experience. He has specialized in the management and deployment of large scale ERP client/server systems.

In addition to being a former Microsoft MVP and the founder and editor of EyeOnWindows.com, he is the CEO of a Pasadena based online marketing education startup - Learn About The Web Inc. (www.learnabouttheweb.com) and The Redmond Cloud (https://www.theredmondcloud.com).

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