RMS Administration Service

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

The administration service runs on the RMS root cluster, as well as on any licensing-only clusters. The administration service hosts the Administration Web site and enables you to manage RMS.

The administration service application file, Default.aspx, is located in the Admin virtual directory RMS Web Site\_wmcs\Admin. Where RMS_Web_site is replaced by the name of the Web site on which you provisioned RMS.

The default access control list on this service is shown in the following table:

User or Group Default Permission


Full Control

RMS Service Group

Read and Execute


Full Control