Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) for Windows 11 Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 11 includes Server Manager, Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-ins, consoles, Windows PowerShell cmdlets and providers, and command-line tools for managing roles and features that run on Windows Server. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 11 from the command line using the Features On Demand installer.

How to Install Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) for Windows 11 Silently

Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) for Windows 11 Silent Install (Features On Demand)

Check out the RSAT for Windows 11 (Features on Demand) Install and Uninstall (PowerShell) post for a scripted solution.

  • Open Windows PowerShell by Right-Clicking on Windows PowerShell and selecting Run as Administrator
  • Enter one of the following commands:
  • Install All Available RSAT Tools
Get-WindowsCapability -Name RSAT* -Online | Add-WindowsCapability -Online
  • Install Active Directory Domain Services and Lightweight Directory Services Tools
Add-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.ActiveDirectory.DS-LDS.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Install Azure Stack HCI Management Tools
Add-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.AzureStack.HCI.Management.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Install BitLocker Drive Encryption Administration Utilities
Add-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.BitLocker.Recovery.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Install Active Directory Certificate Services
Add-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.CertificateServices.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Install DHCP Server Tools
Add-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.DHCP.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Install DNS Server Tools
Add-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.Dns.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Install Failover Clustering Tools
Add-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.FailoverCluster.Management.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Install File Services Tools
Add-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.FileServices.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Install Group Policy Management Tools
Add-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.GroupPolicy.Management.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Install IP Address Management (IPAM) Client
Add-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.IPAM.Client.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Install Data Center Bridging LLDP Tools
Add-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.LLDP.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Install Network Controller Management Tools
Add-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.NetworkController.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Install Network Load Balancing Tools
Add-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.NetworkLoadBalancing.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Install Remote Access Management Tools
Add-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.RemoteAccess.Management.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Install Remote Desktop Services Tools
Add-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.RemoteDesktop.Services.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Install Server Manager
Add-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.ServerManager.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Install Shielded VM Tools
Add-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.Shielded.VM.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Install Storage Migration Service Management Tools
Add-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.StorageMigrationService.Management.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Install Storage Replica Module for Windows PowerShell
Add-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.StorageReplica.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Install System Insights Module for Windows PowerShell
Add-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.SystemInsights.Management.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Install Volume Activation Tools
Add-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.VolumeActivation.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Install Windows Server Update Services Tools
Add-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.WSUS.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"

How to Uninstall Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) for Windows 11 Silently

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Check out the RSAT for Windows 11 (Features on Demand) Install and Uninstall (PowerShell) post for a scripted solution.

Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) for Windows 11 Silent Uninstall (Features On Demand)

  • Open Windows PowerShell by Right-Clicking on Windows PowerShell and selecting Run as Administrator
  • Enter one of the following commands:
  • Uninstall Active Directory Domain Services and Lightweight Directory Services Tools
Remove-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.ActiveDirectory.DS-LDS.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Uninstall Azure Stack HCI Management Tools
Remove-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.AzureStack.HCI.Management.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Uninstall BitLocker Drive Encryption Administration Utilities
Remove-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.BitLocker.Recovery.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Uninstall Active Directory Certificate Services
Remove-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.CertificateServices.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Uninstall DHCP Server Tools
Remove-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.DHCP.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Uninstall DNS Server Tools
Remove-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.Dns.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Uninstall Failover Clustering Tools
Remove-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.FailoverCluster.Management.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Uninstall File Services Tools
Remove-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.FileServices.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Uninstall Group Policy Management Tools
Remove-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.GroupPolicy.Management.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Uninstall IP Address Management (IPAM) Client
Remove-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.IPAM.Client.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Uninstall Data Center Bridging LLDP Tools
Remove-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.LLDP.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Uninstall Network Controller Management Tools
Remove-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.NetworkController.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Uninstall Network Load Balancing Tools
Remove-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.NetworkLoadBalancing.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Uninstall Remote Access Management Tools
Remove-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.RemoteAccess.Management.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Uninstall Remote Desktop Services Tools
Remove-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.RemoteDesktop.Services.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Uninstall Server Manager
Remove-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.ServerManager.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Uninstall Shielded VM Tools
Remove-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.Shielded.VM.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Uninstall Storage Migration Service Management Tools
Remove-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.StorageMigrationService.Management.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Uninstall Storage Replica Module for Windows PowerShell
Remove-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.StorageReplica.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Uninstall System Insights Module for Windows PowerShell
Remove-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.SystemInsights.Management.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Uninstall Volume Activation Tools
Remove-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.VolumeActivation.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"
  • Uninstall Windows Server Update Services Tools
Remove-WindowsCapability -Online -Name "Rsat.WSUS.Tools~~~~0.0.1.0"

Always make sure to test everything in a development environment prior to implementing anything into production. The information in this article is provided “As Is” without warranty of any kind.

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