Step 3: Verifying AD RMS Functionality using ADRMS-CLNT

Updated: September 20, 2007

Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2

To verify the functionality of the AD RMS deployment, you log on as Nicole Holliday, create a new Microsoft Word 2007 document, and upload it to the Office SharePoint Server 2007 site into a rights-enabled document library configured such that users who download the document will not be able to print it. You then log on as Stuart Railson, download the document from the Office SharePoint Server 2007 site and verify that the ability to print the document has been restricted.

Before you can consume rights-protected content, you must add SPS-SRV to the Local Intranet security zone.

  1. Log on to ADRMS-CLNT as Nicole Holliday (CPANDL\nhollida).

  2. Click Start, click All Programs, and then click Internet Explorer.

  3. Click Tools, and then click Internet Options.

  4. Click the Security tab, click Local intranet, and then click Sites.

  5. Click Advanced.

  6. In the Add this website to the zone, type http://sps-srv, and then click Add.

  7. Click close.

  8. Repeat steps 1–7 for Stuart Railson (CPANDL\srailson).

Next, log on a Nicole Holliday and create a Microsoft Word 2007 document and upload it to the Office SharePoint Server 2007 site.

  1. Click Start, point to All Programs, point to Microsoft Office, and then click Microsoft Office Word 2007.

  2. Type This document is read-only. You cannot print it. in the new document, click the Microsoft Office Button, click Save As, and then save the file as ADRMS-TST.docx to a location on ADRMS-CLNT. This document will be uploaded to the Office SharePoint Server 2007 document library.

    noteNote
    Since Nicole Holliday is the author of this document, she will have full rights to the document, regardless of the AD RMS rights that are applied to it.

  3. Close Microsoft Office Word 2007.

  4. Click Start, point to All Programs, and then click Internet Explorer.

  5. Type http://SPS-SRV/in the address bar, and then click Go.

  6. Click Document Center, and then click Documents.

  7. Click Upload, click Upload Document, click Browse to locate and select ADRMS-TST, and then click Open.

  8. Click OK to upload the file, and then click Check In.

    By uploading the document into this library, the document receives the restrictions set on the library.

  9. Log off as Nicole Holliday.

Finally, log on as Stuart Railson and open the document from the Office SharePoint Server 2007 site.

  1. Log on to ADRMS-CLNT as Stuart Railson (CPANDL\srailson).

  2. Click Start, click All Programs, and then click Internet Explorer.

  3. Type http://SPS-SRV/ in the address bar, and then click Go.

  4. Click Document Center, and then click Documents.

  5. Click ADRMS-TST, and then click OK to open the document as Read Only.

  6. The following message will appear: "Permission to this document is currently restricted. Microsoft Office must connect to https://adrms-srv.cpandl.com/_wmcs/licensing to verify your credentials and download your permission."

  7. Click OK.

  8. The following message will appear: "Verifying your credentials for opening content with restricted permissions".

  9. Click OK in the full screen reading view message, and then click Close to close the full screen reading view.

  10. Click the Microsoft Office button. The Print command is disabled.

You have successfully deployed, integrated, and demonstrated the functionality of AD RMS and Office SharePoint Server 2007, using the simple scenario of uploading a Microsoft Office Word 2007 document to an Office SharePoint Server 2007 site. You can also use this deployment to explore some of the additional capabilities of AD RMS through additional configuration and testing.

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