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…


Helping customers, help themselves /w IRMCheck Pt 2.

Today I will discuss the certificates section of IRMCheck. I plagiarized most of this from an internal note we had, but it was correct, so why not. 🙂 GIC – Group Identity Certificate. This is also known as a Rights Account Certificate (RAC). (I know, I sometimes wish we were consistent with our naming conventions, too)  This…

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Helping customers, help themselves /w IRMCheck Pt. 1

Download the RMS Toolkit from this location: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=B287CEC3-B6CA-4C0B-A9F5-11428092CC3F&displaylang=en This contains an invaluable tool called IRMCheck, that you can run on the clients, that will give you an excellent rundown of where a problem may lie with a client that cannot read RMS protected content. When trying to use Windows Rights Management Services (RMS) and Office…

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