New Twitter account. Really??

I suspect that this is something that has the potential to turn into me getting fired so I had to sign up. Follow me  @ https://twitter.com/#!/adrmsboy to see how long I last. 😀 -Jason

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What’s shiny, and new and smells like pumpkin pie?

Well if you happen to log onto connect, and download our new MSIPC and GFP bits…and are also eating some pumpkin pie, then I guess the new stuff we just released fits that criteria (assuming you have a shiny machine). Anyone who knows about and uses ADRMS is pretty awesome, so as a reward I…

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Another day…another poorly written script. Checking the MemberOf attribute.

OK. So I had the need to write a script that pulls the memberof attribute of a user. I needed this script because there was a suspicion that the reason the customer in question could not open content as a superuser is because the RMS Service account doesn’t have permission to read the memberof attribute of…

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Office 2010 users receive an "An Unexpected Error has occurred.." while trying to IRM protect content.

UPDATE: This issue and a related Office 2010 application hang was fixed with the following patch: Description of the Office 2010 hotfix package (Mso-x-none.msp): December 11, 2012 Please let us know if there are still issues AFTER installing this. ==================================================================================== So you installed KB2584066. You’re minding your own business trying to RMS protect some content,…

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New Version of IRMCheck now available.

You can get it here. IRMCheck Wow….I have no self-humoring comments to make? I guess its time to head back to the mountain summit to self-enlighten. -Jason

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Pushing the limit of mail recipients.

This is an oldie, but a goodie, and we get enough calls on it to warrant a blog post. Picture the following scenario: You are sending an email with your favorite secret brownie recipie to a few friends at work. You decide to protect the email (it’s a secret after all). You begin typing people…

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More RMS survival tips and tricks from the mind of "The Uwe".

Thanks to Uwe Wizovsky, my German brother from another mother, for todays ADRMS survival tips. HiHo, Tip 1: Faster is better. I recently had a strange issue with a customer. We were seeing a performance issue (very slow response when trying to obtain the service location) with RMS/ADRMS when the customer had more than one RMS Server and were using some sort of hardware…

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Your revocation has been revoked…sort of.

I recently had a call regarding revocation lists. My favorite topic because I really don’t get too many calls on it, and don’t know a lot about it. What we discovered is that revocation lists on Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 is actually completely unsupported. (Yes..even though there is a revocation option in the…

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Cross Forest SuperUsers – How it’s done.

Heres the scenario: You have two forests we will call ForestA and ForestB.You have an RMS server in each forest, and a two way trust setup between forests. You have a group of users in both forests that need to be able to be SuperUsers in both organizations. Solution: You can only assign an AD…

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