An Expired SLC in AD RMS?

In the world of technical support, issues seem to appear in clusters at times. I’ve just had a couple of issues where the AD RMS server licensor certificate (SLC) expired. The the olden days, as my kids call it, RMS v1 had an SLC with a two year validity. Hence it needed to be renewed…


Microsoft Rights Management Client Fix Information

UPDATE (08/15/12): The new and maintained home for this information is on our wiki, here: Microsoft Rights Management Client Fix Information. With the recent Windows 8 RTM I wanted to pull together a list of IRM related fixes. These are fixes for both the client and Office. Here are some notes about this information. This…


AD RMS Server Returns HTTP 500 (part 2)

I am seeing more ways to get an HTTP 500 error out of IIS… I do want to go on record and point out that when IIS configurations prevent RMS from working it really isn’t an RMS issue. I concede the point that you don’t care why your RMS isn’t working, you just want it…


AD RMS Server Returns IIS 500 Errors

I’ve seen a rash of these cases recently. It’s ranged from not being able to configure IRM integration on SharePoint (hence my earlier post) to just about any client interaction with RMS server symptom. The client will report some error. The AD RMS server side is quiet. You have to dig into the IIS server…


New Wiki Content–Removing Old RMS Servers

Out of nowhere I get three different sources asking me how to clean up old servers out of the RMS infrastructure. I was hesitant to tell folks to go poking around in the RMS configuration database. However the edits are benign enough and we all back up our databases so I put it out there….


End of the UDDI Service and Server Ramifications

This is from KB 2708963 Administrators receive a security warning and an error message when they try to perform some tasks for Windows Rights Management Services 1.0 for Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 The Universal Description Discover and Integration (UDDI) service is no longer available as of May 18, 2012. This affects RMS v1…


AD RMS Wiki

I wanted to call out the AD RMS wiki that a lot of us are working on. There is some great content from a varied source of authors. I know that we are working to push good content out. I know the format of the current page is not the greatest, and we’ll be cleaning…


RMS errors with XP IE7 and Office 2007

Our RMS brother from Germany, Uwe, had the following RMS encounter. He wanted to share it on the blog. Recently had an interesting issue with a customer where Windows XP SP3 clients with Office 2007 SP2 were not able to create or consume RMS protected content. Some clients may receive the following error. Microsoft Office…


A final word.

I’ve officially handed over this blog to Steve Light to make sure everyone is continuing to be updated with trending issues in the world of ADRMS. So I’ll leave you with this final word:

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