AD RMS to Azure Information Protection: Enterprise Client Migration using SCCM Compliance Settings

The Scenario: Your management has just renewed their Microsoft Enterprise Agreement and bought a shiny new Office 365 E3 (or E5/EM+S/etc) and have been told wonderful things about how Azure Information Protection can enable them to securely collaborate with partners in the cloud.  They want this implemented yesterday (of course) so they can start sending protected…

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AD RMS: Upgrade Migration with a Named SQL Instance

The Scenario: You read my previous article but it does not cover how to do an upgrade migration if you are moving to a new named instance in SQL.  Although it is very similar to the Version 2, there are some important call-outs if you want to have a pain free upgrade experience.  I have…

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AD RMS: Side-by-Side Migration from AD RMS on 2008 R2 to 2012 R2

The Scenario: You are an AD RMS administrator running your AD RMS infrastructure on Windows Server 2008 R2.  You have finally been given the go ahead to upgrade to Windows Server 2012 R2 or 2016 for all your AD RMS farms, but you want to be able to do it with little to no user…

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AD RMS: Recovering from a database failure with an old backup

The Scenario: You are an AD RMS administrator and the SQL team calls you because the worst possible thing has happened…the AD RMS SQL instance has died and the database backup that was scheduled to run daily hasn’t run in months.  Doom and dread fill your heart until they assure you that they do have…

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