How to install Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) for Win 10 1809?

RSAT enables IT administrators to remotely manage server roles and features like AD, DNS, DHCP… etc.

RSAT in Windows 10 1809 can only be installed using Windows Update. There is no installation file.

In this post I will show how to get the update where you have WSUS installed.


– PC with Win 10 1809
– Local admin privileged user account

Open Powershell with Admin privilege.

Run the below codes one by one. Wait for each code to be completed and then go to the next one.

Set-ItemProperty -Path “HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU” -Name “UseWUServer” -Value 0

Restart-Service wuauserv

Get-WindowsCapability -Name RSAT* -Online | Add-WindowsCapability –Online

Set-ItemProperty -Path “HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU” -Name “UseWUServer” -Value 1

Restart-Service wuauserv

Restart your computer to install the updates.

Check Administrative Tools from Control Panel for the list of tools installed.

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