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I'd like to administer my IIS 6 servers from my Windows 7 (RTM) laptop, but the IIS 6 manager won't install. How can I manage my IIS 6 servers?

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You need to install the Remote Server Admin Tools (RSAT) for Windows 7.

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Ah ha! I knew I hadn't installed something yet... +1 and thanks for the link. –  Chris_K Aug 24 '09 at 21:58
    
... doh, the link in that article is ker-busted. –  Chris_K Aug 24 '09 at 22:04
    
Sorry. Found 'em: microsoft.com/downloads/… –  Chris_K Aug 24 '09 at 22:05
    
Hope it helps! It'll add all the relevant snap-ins under the Administrative Tools menu, which should include IIS. –  Izzy Aug 24 '09 at 22:54
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A note about the Remote Server Admin Tools (RSAT) for Windows 7. Once you install them you will have to enable them in the Add/Remove Windows feature under Programs. They will not automatically show up after installation. Keep that in mind as I installed them twice because they didn't show up afte rinstallation. –  jgardner04 Sep 30 '09 at 18:46
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The version linked in the other answer doesn't work with the RC. I (finally) found a working link to the RC version of RSAT since all of the links at Microsoft's site have been removed.

I hope this saves someone else some time.

Remote Server Admin Tools (RSAT) for Windows 7 RC

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