A Microsoft Windows 2000 program group containing tools for administering a network based on Windows 2000. These tools are implemented as preconfigured snap-ins for the Microsoft Management Console (MMC) and are commonly referred to as consoles.
Each administrative tool corresponds to an MMC console with a particular snap-in installed. The set of available tools for a particular machine running Windows 2000 depends on how that machine was installed and configured.
Commonly installed tools for Windows 2000 Server, which can be used for both local and remote administration, can include
TIP: As an administrator, you can create your own administrative tools by opening a blank MMC console and installing the various snap-ins you need. When you save this tool, it will automatically be saved in the Administrative Tools program group.