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As I read here

Change your settings: Configuration for Server 2008 From the Start menu, select Administrative Tools, then select DNS.

But I can't see DNS ?

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up vote 6 down vote accepted

Run Import-Module Servermanager then Get-WindowsFeature from Powershell to find out if the DNS server role is installed. It will give you a visual list of all Roles/ Features and what is and isn't installed. If it is not you can install it from the Server Manager Roles menu, using the Add New Roles Wizard. Or you can use Powershell to install it:

Add-windowsFeature DNS

Also, if DNS WAS installed on your server, the DNS console would show up in the Admin Tools folder where you are looking.

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The DNS management tools are an optional component, and can be installed without installing the DNS Server components.

Server Manager | Features | Add Feature | Remote Server Administration Tools | Role Administration Tools

and select DNS Server.

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thank you sorry I can only mark one answer. – user46250 Jun 9 '11 at 6:30
Richard's solution worked for me to install the remote admin tools without having to install the server role. – Aaron May 30 '13 at 17:33

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