RMS: Protecting Your Assets.

The Protecting 'My' Asset Disclaimer: This is my 'un-official', 'in my spare time', 'use at your own risk', all things RMS (Rights Management Services), IRM (Information Rights Management), IPP (Information Protection Pla

Are you looking for the official source for all the latest news and tech tips for Microsoft AD RMS and Azure RMS?

Just an FYI that if you’re looking for the official source for all the latest news and tech tips for...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 10/20/2014

Issues with RMS sharing app for iPhone and iPad on iOS 8 to be fixed soon [Updated]

[Update 10/14/2014 - We just released an updated app to the App Store (RMS sharing version 1.6) with...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 09/25/2014

KB: Server Licensor Certificate Duration for Windows RMS Extended to 7150 Days

Just a quick FYI on a new Knowledge Base article we published today regarding the SLC for RMS....

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 06/05/2013

KB: Installing Active Directory Rights Management Services fails with error ID 204

Here’s a new KB we published on an issue where trying to install AD RMS fails with a 204 error. This...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 01/09/2013

An Expired SLC in AD RMS?

In the world of technical support, issues seem to appear in clusters at times. I’ve just had a...

Author: Steve Light - MSFT Date: 09/07/2012

Changing the RMS Service Account Password

I had someone ask me how to best update the AD RMS service account password. As we started mulling...

Author: Steve Light - MSFT Date: 08/16/2012

Microsoft Rights Management Client Fix Information

UPDATE (08/15/12): The new and maintained home for this information is on our wiki, here: Microsoft...

Author: Steve Light - MSFT Date: 08/06/2012

AD RMS Server Returns HTTP 500 (part 2)

I am seeing more ways to get an HTTP 500 error out of IIS… I do want to go on record and point out...

Author: Steve Light - MSFT Date: 07/25/2012

AD RMS Server Returns IIS 500 Errors

I’ve seen a rash of these cases recently. It’s ranged from not being able to configure IRM...

Author: Steve Light - MSFT Date: 06/13/2012

New Wiki Content–Removing Old RMS Servers

Out of nowhere I get three different sources asking me how to clean up old servers out of the RMS...

Author: Steve Light - MSFT Date: 06/11/2012

End of the UDDI Service and Server Ramifications

This is from KB 2708963 Administrators receive a security warning and an error message when they try...

Author: Steve Light - MSFT Date: 05/08/2012

AD RMS Wiki

I wanted to call out the AD RMS wiki that a lot of us are working on. There is some great content...

Author: Steve Light - MSFT Date: 05/07/2012

RMS errors with XP IE7 and Office 2007

Our RMS brother from Germany, Uwe, had the following RMS encounter. He wanted to share it on the...

Author: Steve Light - MSFT Date: 05/04/2012

A final word.

I've officially handed over this blog to Steve Light to make sure everyone is continuing to be...

Author: Jason Tyler Date: 05/03/2012

SharePoint 2010 and IRM Integration

This was a very odd corner case. It started with a problem configuring IRM integration on a...

Author: Steve Light - MSFT Date: 05/02/2012

Testing, One, Two, Three…

Greetings! Jason, whose shoes I’ll never be able to fill, has graciously allowed me the use of this...

Author: Steve Light - MSFT Date: 05/02/2012

This concludes our broadcast day. Goodnight.

Well it had to happen eventually. Yes, sadly I'm moving on from the world of RMS, and on to new...

Author: Jason Tyler Date: 02/20/2012

What's shiny, and new and smells like pumpkin pie?

Well if you happen to log onto connect, and download our new MSIPC and GFP bits...and are also...

Author: Jason Tyler Date: 11/22/2011

Another day...another poorly written script. Checking the MemberOf attribute.

OK. So I had the need to write a script that pulls the memberof attribute of a user. I needed this...

Author: Jason Tyler Date: 10/07/2011

Office 2010 users receive an "An Unexpected Error has occurred.." while trying to IRM protect content.

UPDATE: This issue and a related Office 2010 application hang was fixed with the following patch:...

Author: Jason Tyler Date: 10/04/2011

New Version of IRMCheck now available.

You can get it here. IRMCheck Wow....I have no self-humoring comments to make? I guess its time to...

Author: Jason Tyler Date: 09/23/2011

Pushing the limit of mail recipients.

This is an oldie, but a goodie, and we get enough calls on it to warrant a blog post. Picture the...

Author: Jason Tyler Date: 08/31/2011

More RMS survival tips and tricks from the mind of "The Uwe".

Thanks to Uwe Wizovsky, my German brother from another mother, for todays ADRMS survival tips. HiHo,...

Author: Jason Tyler Date: 08/24/2011

Your revocation has been revoked...sort of.

I recently had a call regarding revocation lists. My favorite topic because I really don’t get...

Author: Jason Tyler Date: 08/18/2011

Cross Forest SuperUsers - How it's done.

Heres the scenario: You have two forests we will call ForestA and ForestB.You have an RMS server in...

Author: Jason Tyler Date: 04/08/2011

Something special for Mac users. Get your IRM on in Office 2011 for Mac.

Finally. All you Mac users can IRM protect your Office content with Office 2011 for Mac. If you want...

Author: Jason Tyler Date: 11/12/2010

Office AdminTemplatePath GPO headache.

OK. I'm kind of tired of taking this call, so its time to blog on this one. You want to push a GPO...

Author: Jason Tyler Date: 10/20/2010

RMS Templates named in GUID naming convention instead of a friendly naming convention.

You've created RMS templates. You've dumped them to the drive to distribute. You look at the...

Author: Jason Tyler Date: 09/21/2010

Why is my blog so ugly now?

Apparently we moved from wherever we were, to wherever we are now, and now I've got alot of work to...

Author: Jason Tyler Date: 06/04/2010

A MOSS by any other name is not the same.

OK. I've seen this question asked enough that it warranted a blog post. Sharepoint has many...

Author: Jason Tyler Date: 05/14/2010

Performance issues with ADRMS talking to SQL 2008 Server.. by "The Uwe"

This message is brought to you by my friend Uwe Wizovsky from our Microsoft Germany site: Hi...

Author: Jason Tyler Date: 04/01/2010

Nothing but a grey screen shows when trying to activate your IRM Live ID

I had a customer call today that had several users trying to activate IRM using the LiveID/Passport...

Author: Jason Tyler Date: 03/30/2010

New RMS Update. Get it. Love it. Live it.

An update for RMS has been released. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/979099 Please read this...

Author: Jason Tyler Date: 02/10/2010

The best tutorial in the world...EVER...on ADRMS logging.

One of the RMS product group members, Peter Gilson, put together this ADRMS logging tutorial. I...

Author: Jason Tyler Date: 01/12/2010

Tool to determine the validity dates of your application manifests.

As I'm sure many of the people subscribed to this blog have realized, it is important to be able to...

Author: Jason Tyler Date: 12/17/2009

Cannot Open Office 2003 Documents Protected with RMS

================================================= UPDATE: The following patches are available to...

Author: Jason Tyler Date: 12/11/2009

Passport users may no longer be able to open RMS protected content from Enterprise RMS installations.

Ok. So it appears all kinds of funkiness with the passport service has caused problems with any...

Author: Jason Tyler Date: 12/08/2009

New videos available around ADRMS

Hey check it out. Apparently we released some new videos surrounding ADRMS:...

Author: Jason Tyler Date: 12/03/2009

Passport RMS Service Experiencing Technical Difficulties

UPDATE: 12/2/2009 - Patch is applied. Everything should be back to normal. The Microsoft PG worked...

Author: Jason Tyler Date: 11/25/2009

Learning about ADRMS. Finally....

I know it was about a year ago, I promised that I would put up some training materials for ADRMS....

Author: Jason Tyler Date: 10/30/2009

Free Bulk Protection Tool - Get it while it's hot.

Congratulations to the bulk protection tool team for getting this tool delivered ahead of schedule....

Author: Jason Tyler Date: 10/30/2009

Managing your ADRMS database

For all those interested in best practices for ADRMS Performance and Logging, check out this technet...

Author: Jason Tyler Date: 10/26/2009

Nothing to do with RMS - Protect your home machines.

For anyone that didn't know Microsft has released a free Anti-Virus, Anti-Spyware/Malware...

Author: Jason Tyler Date: 10/21/2009

Do you know how to get a message directly to the ADRMS product group?

For those of you that don't know, the ADRMS development team actually has their own blog. They have...

Author: Jason Tyler Date: 06/09/2009

Obama Say's: Cyber Security is top Priority. Cyber Czar TBA.

So....it appears that President Obama has been reading my blog... O.K. I made that part up, but it...

Author: Jason Tyler Date: 05/29/2009

Daily Wacky Environment Solution: One-Way trust AND ADRMS using ADFS

Consider this scenario.Customer has two forests. Resource Forest (RFCOM) - Houses resources like RMS...

Author: Jason Tyler Date: 05/28/2009

To CRL or not to CRL. That is the question.

I recently got a call from a customer having problems opening content from the internet using the...

Author: Jason Tyler Date: 05/22/2009

Foxit makes their reader more foxy with IRM capabilities.

Welcome to the party Foxit!!! http://www.foxitsoftware.com/announcements/2009487743.html...

Author: Jason Tyler Date: 05/20/2009

What is the RMS Lifecycle?

Ever wonder when support for your version of RMS will officially end? Well we all know that RMS V1...

Author: Jason Tyler Date: 05/08/2009

Single Forest, Single Domain seeks NON-Universal group to share many bytes of RMS data with

O.K. So I get asked this question a lot. "I've got one forest with a single domain. Do I still need...

Author: Jason Tyler Date: 05/08/2009

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