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Downloads of v 2.1803.0.20180601:


Last Update:

01 Jun 2018

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Microsoft


rsat windows adminpak server features

Remote Server Administration Tools

This is not the latest version of Remote Server Administration Tools available.

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2.1803.0.20180601 | Updated: 01 Jun 2018



Downloads of v 2.1803.0.20180601:


Software Author(s):

  • Microsoft

Remote Server Administration Tools 2.1803.0.20180601

This is not the latest version of Remote Server Administration Tools available.

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  • 2
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Some Checks Have Failed or Are Not Yet Complete

Not All Tests Have Passed

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Resulted in Flagged:

This package was submitted (and approved) prior to automated virus scanning integration into the package moderation processs.

We recommend clicking the "Details" link to make your own decision on installing this package.

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Remote Server Administration Tools, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Remote Server Administration Tools, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Remote Server Administration Tools, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade rsat -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'2.1803.0.20180601'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade rsat -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'2.1803.0.20180601'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install rsat
    name: rsat
    version: '2.1803.0.20180601'
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

chocolatey_package 'rsat' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '2.1803.0.20180601'

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.

cChocoPackageInstaller rsat
    Name     = "rsat"
    Version  = "2.1803.0.20180601"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.

package { 'rsat':
  ensure   => '2.1803.0.20180601',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 01 Jun 2018.


Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) enables IT administrators to remotely manage roles and features in versions of Windows Server since 2008 R2 from a computer that is running Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, or Windows Vista.


  • RSAT will install only on Professional or Enterprise (or LTSB/LTSC) editions of Windows. You cannot install RSAT on computers that are running Home or Standard editions of Windows.

  • For Windows Vista and Windows 7, the individual tools for the roles and features must be enabled after you install RSAT.

  • This package will install the latest version of RSAT for the running Windows OS unless it is Windows 10 AND the Server package parameter is used as follows:

    choco install rsat -params '"/Server:2016"'

Windows 10 RSAT version recommendations:
  • use the latest (default) when managing Windows Server, version 1803 or 1709 (Both 1803 and 1709 are available if needed.)
  • use 2016 when managing Windows Server 2016 or previous versions

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$osInfo = Get-WmiObject Win32_OperatingSystem | Select-Object Version, ProductType, Caption

Write-host "Detected:  $($osInfo.Caption)" -ForegroundColor Cyan

$osInfo.Version = [version] $osInfo.Version
if ($osInfo.Version -lt [version]'6.0') {
   Throw 'The Remote System Administration Toolkit (RSAT) requires Windows Vista or later.'
elseif ($osInfo.ProductType -ne 1) {
   Write-Warning 'The Remote System Administration Toolkit (RSAT) is built into Windows Server, so no need for an actual install.'
elseif ($osInfo.caption -notmatch "(Enterprise|Pro|Ultimate)") {
   Throw 'The Remote System Administration Toolkit (RSAT) can only install on Professional or Enterprise editions of Windows.'
else {
   $web = New-Object Net.WebClient
   if ($osInfo.Version.Major -eq 6) {
      switch ($osInfo.Version.Minor) {
         0 { # Vista
             If (Get-OSArchitectureWidth -eq 64) {
                Throw 'Vista x64 is not supported.'; return
             $html = $web.DownloadString("https://www.microsoft.com/download/confirmation.aspx?id=21090") 
             $Checksum = '507c857b6a7cb15abaa36730b57d65487587ea62d7cf73f7b24542c1ef70038a' }
         1 { # Win7
             $html = $web.DownloadString("https://www.microsoft.com/download/confirmation.aspx?id=7887") 
             $Checksum = 'fcc36f0686f23bf57b0c719dfc86b06e8d2b501f93a08ed81704d15ab1726b41'
             $Checksum64 = '1d9f49878fff72d9954ec58cf10b72d8edc3d9126c10b1c4155b7912e2450f3c' }
         2 { # Win8
             $html = $web.DownloadString("https://www.microsoft.com/download/confirmation.aspx?id=28972") 
             $Checksum = '050aefe2568de7e9e28d75c6752a8287cbbb0f2a0f2be5dd0e0c75ba29aff941'
             $Checksum64 = '9799352c104d56a3bb7e5f931dadb4aa3361fce3d41be23699787a23347f207a' }
         3 { # Win8.1
             $html = $web.DownloadString("https://www.microsoft.com/download/confirmation.aspx?id=39296") 
             $Checksum = 'eb62cfabdc0c3231a1ba2d5310f4ff1daf6294b89b143cc10b255becb1da5b75'
             $Checksum64 = 'dea5540a59e018e04e088afb2aa326fb690d27a983fd3cbffefbfcfdde20a47d' }
   } elseif ($osInfo.Version.Major -eq 10) { # Windows 10
      $pp = Get-PackageParameters
      switch ($pp.Server) {
         '2016' { $WS = '2016'
                  $Checksum = '6d46ef85cb63cf5c949706b7890bc1bb56a8c30506700262fe5ef4999b7380f3'
                  $Checksum64 = '4aeb716f301783e56739f9b0a361e2aa4f1e1d6b947b76c1d61af70b0ff0b4c7' }
         '1709' { $WS = '1709'
                  $Checksum = 'b62f131993908e24f093c8d630b84d49a829d9f7922dab17aa2f42867b096c43'
                  $Checksum64 = '72b34e1bef5c790081ffda24e18a5eb3cbe26944baee604aae0deddd8bfe6ebc' }
         default { $WS = '1803'
                  $Checksum = '968c20e6492b89fe72fe1cf496b90b7106492258a02d1333a6aa810be7cf5b49'
                  $Checksum64 = '3908b653c8bc5567684ab2779ee110dc2c0d56d2a33a329fe5460ecce55aaebe' }
      $html = $web.DownloadString("https://www.microsoft.com/download/confirmation.aspx?id=45520")
      Write-Host "Installing tools for managing Windows Server $WS." -ForegroundColor Cyan

   $urls = select-string '"https[^"]*msu"' -input $html -AllMatches |
               ForEach-Object {$_.matches} | 
               ForEach-Object {$_.value.trim('"')} |
               Select-Object -unique |
               Where-Object {$_ -match "WS_?$WS"}

   $url        = $urls | where-Object {$_ -match 'x86' }
   $url64      = $urls | where-Object {$_ -match 'x64' }

   $packageArgs = @{
     PackageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
     FileType      = 'msu'
     Url           = $url
     Url64bit      = $url64
     Checksum      = $Checksum
     Checksum64    = $Checksum64
     ChecksumType  = 'sha256'
     SilentArgs    = "/quiet /norestart"
     ValidExitCodes= @(0,3010,-2146233087,2359302)
   Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$osInfo = Get-WmiObject Win32_OperatingSystem | Select-Object Version,ProductType

if ($osInfo.ProductType -ne 1) {
   Write-Warning 'The Remote System Administration Toolkit (RSAT) is built into Windows Server, so it cannot be uninstalled.'

$packages = dism /online /get-packages | 
               Select-String -Pattern 'rsat|RemoteServerAdministrationTools' -AllMatches | 
               ForEach-Object {$_.line.split(':')[-1].trim()}

foreach ($package in $packages) {
   DISM /Online /Remove-Package /NoRestart /PackageName:$package
      throw "Error $LASTEXITCODE trying to remove $package`nYou may need to reboot first."

Write-Warning 'It is recommended that you restart the computer.'

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Remote Server Administration Tools 2.1809.0.20210804 3126 Wednesday, August 4, 2021 Approved
Remote Server Administration Tools 2.1809.0.20210707 5852 Wednesday, July 7, 2021 Approved
Remote Server Administration Tools 2.1809.0.20200703 39882 Friday, July 3, 2020 Approved
Remote Server Administration Tools 2.1809.0.20200528 5139 Thursday, May 28, 2020 Approved
Remote Server Administration Tools 2.1809.0.20190205 45861 Wednesday, February 6, 2019 Approved
Remote Server Administration Tools 2.1809.0.20190111 1077 Monday, January 28, 2019 Approved
Remote Server Administration Tools 2.1809 3292 Wednesday, December 12, 2018 Approved
Remote Server Administration Tools 2.1803.0.201806011 6834 Monday, June 11, 2018 Approved
Remote Server Administration Tools 2.1803.0.20180604 1386 Monday, June 4, 2018 Approved
Remote Server Administration Tools 2.1803.0.20180601 574 Friday, June 1, 2018 Approved
Remote Server Administration Tools 2.1803 844 Thursday, May 31, 2018 Approved
rsat (Install) 2.1 14181 Monday, November 13, 2017 Approved
rsat (Install) 2.0 2229 Tuesday, August 29, 2017 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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