Weird: although the policy Computer Config - Administrative Templates -> System -> Group Policy -> Change Group Policy Processing to run asynchronously when a slow link is detected has the (client side) requirement "at least windows Vista", it is nowhere to be found on vista's gpedit, nor on windows 7. In Windows 8.1, it's present, however.
Same with the GPMC: that policy is not present on our DC unless I use RSAT for windows 8.1 to connect to it. The DC is a server 2008, it knew all other vista-level-policies so far.
What am I missing? Can somebody confirm this?
Background: I have no problem with RSAT, but I am simply sure that it should be there without.