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How do I install and enable RSAT tools on remote Windows 7 Workstations using Powershell? Actually this process I think has 2 parts:

  1. Installing the tools
  2. Enabling the features;

How can this be done remotely on windows 7 workstations via powershell? The environment consists only of Windows 2003 R2 domain controllers.

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Why do you want to do this with Powershell? Why don't you just do it the normal way? Such tools shouldn't be put on so many machines that a manual install is an issue. – John Gardeniers Feb 2 '13 at 4:57
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It is a multi-step process. You have to install the hotfix using WUSA.exe then you can use DISM to enable the individual features. PowerShell instructions at http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/7900.automate-remote-server-administration-tools-rsat-deployment-using-powershell.aspx

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