Set up RMS on client side

Posted by on March 14, 2012 at 6:49 pm

Once AD RMS is set up on the server, you need to set it up for the end users to actually use the AD RMS functionality.  This is a 2-step process: 1. Install/validate RMS client on client machines 2. Use RMS within Office apps (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) RMS client on client machines The […]

Integrating AD RMS with SharePoint 2010

Posted by on March 13, 2012 at 3:23 pm

After I finally got AD RMS up and running, the next task was then to integrate it with SharePoint 2010.  This seemed simple: 1.  Go into Central Admin in SharePoint 2010 on a Web Front End (WFE) Server, 2.  Click Security, 3. In the section Information Policy, click Configure information rights management, 4. Choose one of […]

How to re-install AD RMS

Posted by on March 12, 2012 at 11:50 pm

I inherited a partial installation of AD RMS.  The previous IT guy had simply installed the AD RMS and IIS roles on the box and assigned a url for the cluster.  Unfortunately, it was not the correct url so I needed to “remove the cluster” which sounded like a total mess.  Since AD RMS had […]

AD RMS installation error

Posted by on March 12, 2012 at 11:37 pm

Error Msg: Attempt to configure Active Directory Rights Management Server failed. The AD RMS installation could not determine the certificate hierarchy. If the AD RMS service connection point (SCP) you need to use is registered in Active Directory but is not valid, revise it to make it valid, or create a new SCP, and install […]