Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2

Active Directory Rights Management Services is an information protection technology that works with enabled applications to help safeguard digital information from unauthorized use.

Administrators can prepare and manage their AD RMS client deployment using different methods and technologies, depending on their environments, and the client and applications can be configured by using standard tools such as Group Policy Objects to meet specific needs.

The overall best practice for AD RMS client deployment and configuration is to plan and test well, using a lab or test environment before deployment. By following the advice given in this paper and using the information provided to properly configure the AD RMS client according to your environment needs, you should be able to obtain a seamless AD RMS deployment that enables users to easily apply protection to their documents to comply with their company’s information protection needs.

For more information:

AD RMS Step-by-Step Guide

Establishing Trust Policies