If RSAT is not available in Optional Features in Windows 11, then this post may help. Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) is an invaluable toolkit for system administrators that easily manages and controls remote servers. But recently, some users have complained that RSAT is not available in Optional Features.
Fix RSAT not available in Optional Features in Windows 11
RSAT may not be available in Optional Features on your Windows device if it isn’t installed or supported. You can install RSAT tools on Windows 11/10 Professional or Windows 11/10 Enterprise.
Here’s how you can install RSAT on your device:
Launch Windows Terminal as an Administrator.
Type the following command and hit Enter. It will allow viewing all Remote Server Administration Tools built into Windows.
Get-WindowsCapability -Name RSAT* -Online | Select-Object -Property Name, State.
Now, copy the name of the RSAT feature you want to install by pressing Ctrl + C.
Next, paste this command and hit Enter. Paste the copied feature name instead of Tool-Name.
Add-WindowsCapability -Online -Name Tool-Name
Close Windows Terminal once the success message appears.
Next, Press Windows + I to open Settings, and navigate to Apps > Optional features.
Under Recent actions, you’ll see if the RSATs are installed or are getting installed on your PC.
How do I enable RSAT features in Windows 11?
To enable RSAT features, navigate to Settings > Apps > Optional features. Next, click on View features, and scroll down to find the RSAT feature to enable. Click on Install, and wait for the process to complete.
Why i am not able to install the optional features in Windows 11?
If you cannot install optional update features in Windows 11, run the system file checker and make sure Windows is updated to the latest version available. However, if that doesn’t help, install the feature using Windows Terminal.