Step 14 - Consume Protected E-mail Content on ACC-CLT1

Published: December 23, 2009

Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2

In this step, you will log on to a client computer and attempt to read the e-mail message that was sent in the previous step.

To consume a protected e-mail message

  1. Log on to the Server as Britta Simon.

  2. Click Start, select All Programs, click Microsoft Office, and select Microsoft Office Outlook 2007. This will bring up the Add New E-mail Account wizard.

  3. On the E-mail Accounts screen, under You can configure Outlook to connect to Internet E-mail, Microsoft Exchange, or other E-mail server. Would you like to configure an E-mail account? Select Yes and then click Next.

  4. On the Auto Account Setup screen, place a check in Manually configure server settings or additional server types. Click Next.

  5. On the Choose E-mail Service screen, select the radio button next to Microsoft Exchange. Click Next.

  6. On the Microsoft Exchange Settings screen, next to Microsoft Exchange Server, enter

  7. On the Microsoft Exchange Settings screen, next to User Name, enter Britta Simon. Click Check Name. This should resovle with an underline.

  8. On the Microsoft Exchange Settings screen, click Next.

  9. On the Congratulations! screen, click Finish. This will start Microsoft Office Outlook 2007.

  10. In Outlook, there should be an e-mail in Britta Simon’s inbox. This is the e-mail that was sent in the previous step. Click it.

  11. This will display a Security Alert screen that says This page requires a secure connection which includes server authentication. The Certificate issuer for this site is untrusted or unknown. Do you wish to proceed? Click View Certificate. This will bring up the certificate.

  12. On the e-mail screen, click To. This will bring up the Select Names: Global Address List screen.

  13. On the Select Names: Global Address List screen, select All Staff, click To and then click OK. This will close the Select Names: Global Address List screen.

  14. On the certificate, click Install Certificate. This will start the Welcome to the Certificate Import Wizard. Click Next.

  15. On the Certificate Store screen, leave Automatically select the certificate store based on the type of certificate selected and then click Next.

  16. On the Completing the Certificate Import Wizard screen, review the summary and then click Finish. This should display a dialog box that reports The import was successful. Click OK.

  17. On the certificate, click OK. This will close certificate.

  18. On the Security Alert screen, click Yes.

  19. This will display a credential box that has the header Connect to For User Name enter corp\bsimon. For password enter Pass1word!. Click OK.

  20. At this point, the e-mail should open and you should be able to view the contents.


A user will not have to install the certificate every time that they attempt to create or consume a piece of e-mail. This only has to be done the first time. The user will be prompted for credentials every time. This is because the AD RMS Prelicensing Agent is not supported in this configuration.