This has been a popular question lately, here are the details:
Remote Server Admin Tools:
(please note that there is a client and server combination here. AFAIK there is not (yet) a tool release to manage Server 2012 from Win 7 clients)
Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 8: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=28972
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