Consuming and Producing AD RMS Protected Documents

Updated: June 29, 2012

Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2

When a user needs to access a document that has been protected with AD RMS, not only does the user need the AD RMS client installed and activated, but the user also has to have a compatible application able to understand the document format of the document received. The following sections examine some of these applications.