Windows Vista: Management and Operations

This collection contains topics that can help you accomplish common tasks IT Professionals perform to manage and operate implementations of Windows Vista®.

For information to help you troubleshoot system events and errors, and other Vista issues, see Windows Vista: Troubleshooting and Support.

Windows Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows Vista

Microsoft Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) enables IT administrators to remotely manage roles and features in Windows Server 2008 from a computer running Windows Vista with SP1. It includes support for remote management of computers running either a Server Core installation or the full installation option of Windows Server 2008. It provides similar functionality to Windows Server 2003 Administration Tools Pack. To download the Microsoft Remote Server Administration Tools, see:

Microsoft Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows Vista

Microsoft Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems

Group Policy–Based Management

Step-by-Step Guide to Managing Multiple Local Group Policy Objects

Deploying Group Policy Using Windows Vista

Managing Group Policy ADMX Files Step-by-Step Guide

Windows Vista Print Management Step by Step Guide

Print Management

Performance Management

Windows Vista Performance and Reliability Monitoring Step-by-Step Guide

Windows Reliability and Performance Monitor

Device Management and Installation

Step-by-Step Guide to Device Driver Signing and Staging

Step-By-Step Guide to Controlling Device Installation and Usage with Group Policy

Security Management

Using Windows Vista: Controlling Communication with the Internet

Windows Trusted Platform Module Management Step-by-Step Guide

BitLocker Drive Encryption Configuration Guide: Backing Up BitLocker and TPM Recovery Information to Active Directory

Implementing and Administering the ActiveX Installer Service

Introduction to Server and Domain Isolation with Microsoft Windows

Understanding and Configuring User Account Control in Windows Vista

Miscellaneous Topics

Managing Roaming User Data Deployment Guide

Windows Vista Windows Meeting Space Step by Step Guide

Windows Vista Mobile Device Center Step by Step Guide

Event Viewer

Microsoft Management Console 3.0

Task Scheduler Overview

See Also


Windows Vista: Troubleshooting and Support