Installing the Active Directory Rights Management Services in Windows Server 2012

Introduction

This article explains how to install the Active Directory Rights Management Services in Windows Server 2012.

Step 1

First of all login to your Windows Server 2012 by using your Admin Credentials.

Now in Windows Server 2012 on the Desktop you will find an option named "Server Manager", click on this option to open it.

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Now in the Server Manager an option will be available named "Add or remove Features", click on this option.

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Step 2

The Add Roles and Features Wizard will be opened, here first some information about the Server Manager will be provided, so here simply click on the Next Button and move forward.

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Now the Wizard will ask you whether you want to add a Roll Based or Desktop Based Feature. So here click on the Role Based and then click on the "Next" button.

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Step 3

On the next page you need to select a server from the Server Pool, since I have only one Server, it's selected by default.

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Now a Server Roles list will be available, here check the option for the Active Directory Rights Management Services and then click on the "Next" Button.

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Step 4

On the next page many other features will be available, you can select them to install them along with AD LDS.

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The next page will provide some information about the AD RMS, you can read it and then click on the "Next" button.

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Step 5

In the Roll Service page two options will be available, select the Services that you want to install with the AD RMS and then click on the "Next" button.

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The last page is the confirmation page, here if you click on the Install button. The installation process will then begin.

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