Step 1: Installing and Configuring SPS-SRV

Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2

To prepare your AD RMS test environment in the CPANDL domain, you must complete the following tasks:

  • Configure the Office SharePoint Server (SPS-SRV)

  • Install Office SharePoint Server 2007

Use the following table as a reference when setting up the appropriate computer name, operating system, and network settings that are required to complete the steps in this guide.


Before you configure your computers with static Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, we recommend that you first complete Windows product activation while each of your computers still has Internet connectivity. You should also install any available critical security updates from Windows Update (

Computer name Operating system requirement IP settings DNS settings


Windows Server 2003 R2, Standard Edition

IP address:

Subnet mask:

Configure the Office SharePoint Server (SPS-SRV)

To configure the Office SharePoint Server 2007 server SPS-SRV, you must:

  1. Install Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard Edition.

  2. Configure TCP/IP properties.

  3. Join the computer to the domain.

  4. Install the Rights Management Services (RMS) client with SP2.

To install Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard Edition

  1. Start your computer by using the Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard Edition product CD.

  2. When prompted for the installation type, choose Custom Installation.

  3. When prompted for a computer name, type SPS-SRV.

  4. Follow the rest of the instructions that appear on your screen to finish the installation.

Next, configure TCP/IP properties so that SPS-SRV has a static IP address of In addition, configure the Domain Name System (DNS) Server service by using the IP address of CPANDL-DC (

To configure TCP/IP Properties

  1. Log on to SPS-SRV with the SPS-SRV\Administrator account or another user account in the local Administrators group.

  2. Click Start, point to Control Panel, point to Network Connections, double-click Local Area Connection, and then click Properties.

  3. On the General tab, click Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), and then click Properties.

  4. Select the Use the following IP address option. In the IP address box, type In Subnet mask box, type

  5. Select the Use the following DNS server addresses option. In the Preferred DNS server box, type

  6. Click OK, and then click OK to close the Local Area Connection Properties dialog box. Close the Local Area Connection Status dialog box.

Next, join SPS-SRV to the domain.

To join SPS-SRV to the domain

  1. Click Start, right-click My Computer, and then click Properties.

  2. Click Computer Name tab, and then click Change.

  3. In the Computer Name Changes dialog box, click Domain, and then type

  4. Click More, and type in Primary DNS suffix of this computer box.

  5. Click OK twice.

  6. When a Computer Name Changes dialog box appears prompting you for administrative credentials, provide the credentials for CPANDL\Administrator, and then click OK.

  7. When a Computer Name Changes dialog box appears welcoming you to the domain, click OK.

  8. When a Computer Name Changes dialog box appears telling you that the computer must be restarted, click OK, and then click Close.

  9. Click Yes to restart the computer.

Finally, install the RMS client with SP2 on SPS-SRV.

To install the RMS client with SP2

  1. Download the RMS client from If you are using a 64-bit version Windows Server 2003, download the 64-bit version of the RMS client from

  2. Double-click WindowsRightsManagementServicesSP2-KB917275-Client-ENU.exe to start the installation.

  3. Click Next.

  4. Select the I agree option to accept the End User License Agreement, and then click Next twice to start the installation.

  5. Click Close to finish the installation.


If you are using a self-signed certificate for your AD RMS cluster, you must import it into the Trusted Certification Authorities certificate store on SPS-SRV before you can consume rights-protected content.

Install Office SharePoint Server 2007

To install Office SharePoint Server 2007, you must complete the following steps in the following order:

  1. Add the Application Server role to SPS-SRV.

  2. Install Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0.

  3. Install Office SharePoint Server 2007.

Office SharePoint Server 2007 uses the Application Server role, which contains IIS and ASP.NET, to host Office SharePoint Server 2007 document libraries. To install the Application Server role, you must complete the following steps:

To add the Application Server role

  1. Click Start, point to All Programs, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Manage Your Server.

  2. Click Add or remove a role.

  3. On the Preliminary Steps page of the Configure your Server Wizard, click Next.

  4. Click Application Server (IIS, ASP.NET), and then click Next.

  5. Select the Enable ASP.NET check box, and then click Next twice.


You will be asked for the Windows Server 2003 product CD in order to complete the installation of the Application Server role.

  1. Click Finish to complete the installation.

Next, install the .NET Framework 3.0. Office SharePoint Server 2007 requires the Windows Workflow Foundation, which has been integrated into .NET Framework 3.0.

To install .NET Framework 3.0

  1. Download Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 from

  2. Double-click dotnetfx3setup.exe, and then click Run in the Open File - Security Warning dialog box.

  3. Click the I have read and ACCEPT the terms of the License Agreement option, and then click Install.

  4. Click Exit to complete the installation.

Next, install Office SharePoint Server 2007.

To install Office SharePoint Server 2007

  1. Double-click setup.exe from the Office SharePoint Server 2007 product CD.

  2. Enter your Product Key, and then click Continue.

  3. Select the I accept the terms of this agreement check box, and then click Continue.

  4. Click Basic.

  5. After installation has completed, select the Run the SharePoint Products and Technologies Configuration Wizard now check box, and then click Close. The installation might take 10 minutes to complete.

  6. On the Welcome to theSharePoint Products and Technologies page, click Next. Click Yes in the message confirming that the SharePoint services should be restarted. Office SharePoint Server 2007 will also be configured at this time.

  7. Click Finish to complete the installation.