RMS Technology Components

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

An RMS system relies on a set of technology components that work together to provide RMS services. The software technology components that are included with RMS provide core RMS functionality. Other technology components provide essential services that are required to implement complete RMS functionality. "RMS Technology Overview" gives a high-level view of these components and how they work together; this section provides details about each component that is in the system.

This section covers:

RMS Software Components

RMS-enabled Applications

RMS Client


Internet Information Services Support for RMS

Active Directory Support for RMS

Database Server Support for RMS

RMS Certificates and Licenses

RMS Encryption and Keys