Managing a DNS Core Server from a member 2008 or 2012 Server

Hello Experts,
I am in the process of creating a DNS Core Server. From the Core Server i can use dnscmd to configure the server. However, I would like to do this from a Windows 2008 R2 or windows 2012 server that doesnt have the DNS role on it. I can' seem to find the right command or package to install the dnsmgmt.msc on the server i want to administer from.
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amclaughlin01Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Ok, in Server Manager, it's considered a feature not a role.

Click Features on the left side

Click Add Features > Browse to and expand the Remote Server Administration Tools > Expand Role Administration Tools > Select DNS Server Tools > Continue through the prompts to install

I have attached a Word document with a couple screen shots.
You would go into server Manager, then add the DNS role to the server:



From a command prompt:

Let us know if you need further assistance.

msidnamAuthor Commented:
So I will need to install the DNS role on the server that I want to administer from, it's just that i dont actually configure it. Is that right?
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I am sorry, I misunderstood what you were asking.

From another server, you would open mmc and add the dns management and connect to the remote core server.

Here is a link:

Look under the section labeled:  Using MMC Snap-ins to Administer Server Core
msidnamAuthor Commented:
That is where i am having the trouble. I do not see a DNS option when trying to add the snap in.
msidnamAuthor Commented:
right on the money. So easy, yet i missed it. Thank you very much.
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