Event ID 168 — AD RMS Cluster Installation

Updated: December 3, 2008

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2


Installing the Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS) server role is done by using Server Manager. An AD RMS cluster can be a single-server AD RMS installation or several AD RMS servers installed in a load-balancing environment to handle requests from AD RMS-enabled clients.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 168
Source: Active Directory Rights Management Services
Version: 6.1
Symbolic Name: AlreadyProvisionedErrorEvent
Message: Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS) is already installed on this computer. Uninstall AD RMS before trying to install it again.


This is a normal condition. No further action is required.

Related Management Information

AD RMS Cluster Installation

Active Directory Rights Management Services

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