6.6. Active Directory Rights Management Services

Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS), included with Microsoft Windows Server 2008, allows administrators or users to determine what access (open, read, modify, etc.) they give to other users in an organization. Access restrictions can improve security for email messages, internal websites, and documents.


To secure documents, Microsoft Office 2003 Professional (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) or Microsoft Office 2007 Enterprise, Professional Plus, or Ultimate is required.

You can apply AD RMS usage policy templates directly to confidential information.

You can install AD RMS easily using Server Manager, and you can administer it through the MMC snap-in. These three new ...

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