Have you used Remote Desktop for connecting computers? That is a cool and useful feature you can use for your needs. However, if you use several different computers, it would be really difficult to manage them all at once. So, here, you will need an extra tool, which is called Remote Desktop Manager.
The Remote Desktop Manager Tool You Can Use
Actually, there are many remote server tools you can use out there. But, one of the best would be the RSAT (Remote Server Administration Tool)
This tool has all kind of feature to help you easier to manage multiple servers, such as:
- Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-ins and consoles
- Server Manager
- Windows PowerShell cmdlets and providers
- The command-line tool you can use to manage the roles and feature that you use on Windows Server 2012 R2 as well as Windows Server 2012
More than that, there are also many different tools you can get from RSAT. For example:
- BitLocker Driver Admin tool
- DNS Tools
- DHCP tools
- AD tools
- Hyper-V tools
- Group Policy tools
- File and Storage Services Tools
- Failover Clustering Tools and many more.
With an abundance of features and tools, we can say that RSAT will be able to give you all the tools and facilities that you need to manage your server.
How Can We Get RSAT?
You just need to download it from the official website of Microsoft Windows. You will get the file like when you update your Windows OS. Then, you can install it like when you update your Windows.
The latest version is compatible with Windows 8.1. And, if you compare it with the previous version, this new version has more features than the previous version that is made for Windows 8.
How to Use RSAT on Windows 8.1
Actually, it a little bit difficult to find the program. So, you need to use the search feature on your Windows and find the Server Manager.
After you find it, pin it up on your Taskbar, which makes it easier to use it the other time. To use it, just open the program, and you will find the software interface that listed the entire server that you want to manage.
If you want to use the tool, you just need to open the Tools menu on the above of the interface and choose the tool you want to use. Or, you also can press the right-click on the server that you want to manage, and choose the menu in the popup menu.
The other good thing about this tool is you can add numbers of servers you want to manage. This will make you easier to short out the important server that you always want to pay more attention to.
Managing the Tool and Feature in RSAT
Actually, you also can activate and deactivate the tool and feature on this software, so it fits with your needs.
You can do it through the “Program and Features” menu you can find in the “Control Panel.” This tool is definitely really helpful for you who use servers frequently.