Part 1: AD RMS Installation and Configuration in Server 2012 R2

In this Article, I am going to cover how to install Active Directory Rights Management Services(AD RMS) in Server 2012 R2 by using Windows Integrated Database.

First Up All we need to create Service Account for the AD RMS. Normal Domain Account is fine for this and doesn’t required any additional rights.

Open Active Directory Users and computers

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Alright,Now we need to create one A Record for ADRMS to point in DNS of the Server Host Name where we installing the RMS Role. It will help to easily reach for services.

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Okay, We are good to go. Now Open Server Manager and Install the AD RMS Role

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Click Next

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Select Active Directory Rights Management Server 

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Role has been installed.Click on Perform Additional Configuration to configuring the AD RMS

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Click on Next

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Select Create a new AD RMS root cluster as this is first server and click on Next 

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We can use SQL Database, Since it is test server i am using Windows Internal database on this server. Will cover how to configure SQL Database in upcoming articles.

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Select the Service Account which we created

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Select Use AD RMS centrally manager key storage 

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Type Cluster Key Password and Click Next

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Select Default Web Site

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Select Register the SCP now 

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Click on Install 

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Alright we have installed the RMS role.Click on Close to complete the process

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Radhakrishnan Govindan

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