Creating Labels for Azure Information Protection

The Scenario: You are starting to implement Azure Information Protection and you need to create Labels and Sub-Labels so your users can see the new fancy buttons in their Office applications.  Often there are default labels to work from, but sometimes those labels have been removed or you simply want to create your own labels…


More Fun with the AIP Scanner (EMS E3/AIP P1 Capabilities)

The Scenario: So you recently read my post about configuring the Azure Information Protection Scanner and love the capabilities, but alas, you only have EMS E3/AIP P1 licensing so you can’t use the AIP Scanner since Automatic Labeling is an EMS E5/AIP P2 feature, right? Well, almost.  It has recently been brought to my attention…


AD RMS to AD RMS to Azure Information Protection Part 1

The Scenario: So, you have read my previous blog posts about AD RMS side-by-side migration and Enterprise Migration from AD RMS to AIP using SCCM but unfortunately both of those articles assume best case scenario for the original AD RMS cluster.  Sadly, that is not always the way things work.  In the real world, the…


The Enterprise Admin (unpleasant) Way to Add an AD RMS Service Connection Point

The Situation: You need to install a new AD RMS cluster in your environment because you got a nastygram from an auditor about not having your document libraries protected.  However, you have secured your environment against modern threats which means that your Enterprise Admin cannot log into one of those dirty Tier 1 servers (good…


Easy Configuration of the Azure Information Protection Scanner

NOTE: This content has been moved to https://aka.ms/AIPBlog and will be maintained/updated at that location moving forward. It is recommended that you use that location for AIP Scanner installs. The Scenario: The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect on May 25, 2018 and marks a significant change to the regulatory landscape of data privacy.  ​The…

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