I installed a domain controller and attached it to my domain. It's all worked fine, but "Users and Computers" and "Sites and Services" etc. aren't installed... (all the management tools)

EXTRA INFO: I installed ADDS with this script:

$user = read-host "Domain\administrator for domain" $SecurePassword = read-host "Enter domain p​assword" -AsSecureString $domaincredentials = New-Object System.Management.Automation.PSCredential -ArgumentList` $user, $SecurePassword

Install-WindowsFeature AD-Dom​ain-Services $domain = "domain.here"​ $sitename = "sitenamehere"

Install-ADDSDomainController -InstallDns:$true -DomainName "$domain" ` -NoRebootOnCompletion:$false -SiteName "$SiteName" -Force -Credential $domaincredentials​


  • Please provided specifics. What OS specifically are you using? – Ramhound Jun 20 '14 at 11:26
  • perhaps this should have been moved to serverfault.com – BeowulfNode42 Mar 13 '16 at 0:14

All you should need to do is load the server manager module again and then install the RSAT tools to go with the AD DS install you have just completed:

Import-Module ServerManager
Install-WindowsFeature -Name RSAT

Easy as that :)

Alternatively, you could have used the -IncludeManagementTools switch in your Install-WindowsFeature command:

Install-WindowsFeature AD-Dom​ain-Services $domain = "domain.here"​ $sitename = "sitenamehere" -IncludeManagementTools

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