Administration Toolkit for RMS, SP2 – IRM Check – Configuration Test

The Administration Toolkit contains additional programs that Microsoft developers created while working on Windows Rights Management Services (RMS). We found them useful in troubleshooting registry overrides, intended and allowed us to make modifications and get information about the environment.

We have taken great care to ensure that the tools operate as they should, but they are not part of Windows RMS and are not supported by Microsoft. For this reason, Microsoft technical support is unable to answer questions about this toolkit.

Note: The administration toolkit is designed for use on servers with US-English regional options.

The following tools are included in the toolkit. To learn more about a tool, open the Readme file for the tool:

AD SCP Register
Use this tool to register or unregister a service connection point in Active Directory.

  • Get RMS SCP
    Use this tool to validate the current service connection point registered in Active Directory
  • IRM Check
    For enterprises that are using RMS with Office System 2003. Use this tool to create an html-based report of the client configuration, Office version, registry keys, and other settings that impact the RMS system.
  • RMS Cert Analyzer
    Use this tool to check the certificate chain on a given rights account certificate, view rights data and certificate information.
  • RMS Config Editor
    Use this tool to easily view and edit data in the RMS configuration database.
  • RMS Event Viewer
    Use this tool to map RMS log entries to events, enabling the logs to be viewed using the Event Viewer.
  • RMS Log Analyzer
    Use this tool to analyze the log file of your RMS server to track server errors, query for specific users, and other logged events.
  • RMS Queue Recovery
    Use this tool to recover logged events from the MSMQ dead letter queue.
  • RMS Service Locator
    Use this tool to provide a report of all the URLs that RMS uses.

Note: For information about implementing, deploying, and administering RMS, see the RMS TechCenter http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=42498

IRM Check – Configuration Test

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As time permits I will continue this series and write about the additional tools… Most if not all of the additional features require .Net 3.5.

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Also, the only tool I found that did not work was the RMS Log Analyzer as can be seen from the screenshot below. I haven’t had the chance to debug but it looks like a table wasn’t created when you create the DRMS_Log_Admin Db

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Additional Reference

SharePoint Information Rights Management (Health model) http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc560952(v=office.12) Pretty much very EventId associated with SharePoint IRM this link is invaluable

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-Ivan

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