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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SharePoint 2010 and IRM Integration

This was a very odd corner case. It started with a problem configuring IRM integration on a SharePoint 2010 server. In the SharePoint 2010 Central Administration portal while specifying the Information Rights Management settings the following error occurs. "The required Windows Rights Management client is present but the server could not be accessed. IRM will…


Testing, One, Two, Three…

Greetings! Jason, whose shoes I’ll never be able to fill, has graciously allowed me the use of this blog. I hope to continue to add some value to the RMS community. I was fortunate to get trained by Jason before he went on to greener pastures. Don’t blame him if I err; he did the…


This concludes our broadcast day. Goodnight.

Well it had to happen eventually. Yes, sadly I’m moving on from the world of RMS, and on to new things. I will miss working with such a great bunch of customers. You have made the last 6 years of working with this product, such a great experience, and I’ll miss working with all of…

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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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