I would like to remotely administer IIS on a couple of test servers from my Windows 8 Professional machine. However, the options to do so seem to be missing from IIS Manager.

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My expectation is that there should be a few extra buttons in the area below Connections.

Is there an extra Windows component that I need to install?

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Found the issue. I needed to install IIS Manager for Remote Administration.

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The left-most button contains the options I was looking for.

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  • Is this not included in the RSAT tools?
    – MDMoore313
    Jul 30, 2013 at 12:49

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