Step by Step How to Installing and Configuring AD RMS in Windows Server 2016

Introduction

Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS) Data leakage is the unauthorized transmission of information – either to people within the organization or people outside the organization – who should not be able to access that information. One of the major advantages of using AD RMS over other security features such as NTFS permission is that AD RMS permission travels along with the documents.

AD RMS integrates with existing Microsoft products and OS including Windows Server, Exchange Server, SharePoint Server, Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Azure.

AD RMS can protect data in transit and at rest. For example, AD RMS can protect documents that are sent as email messages by ensuring that a message cannot be opened even if it is accidentally addressed to the wrong recipient.

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Configuring and using Windows Deployment Services (WDS)

Windows Deployment Services (WDS) is a really interesting tool from Microsoft. It allows an administrator to remotely deploy Windows operating systems to machines booting from a network adapter.

In environments with a high number of clients WDS can be very useful, a new computer can be formatted just plugging the Ethernet, without any physical support like Windows DVDs or USB drives.

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How to Setup And Configure DNS Role on Windows Server 2016

Domain Name System (DNS), defined in several Request for Comments (RFC)documents, performs a single task: translating user-friendly hostnames to IPv4 or IPv6 addresses. The DNS serverin Windows Server 2016 works the same basic way as it does in Windows Server 2012 R2. However, the Windows Server engineering team added some worthwhile enhancements, including DNS policies and Response Rate Limiting (RRL).

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Step-By-Step: Setting up Active Directory in Windows Server 2016


There are interesting new features now made available in Windows Server 2016 such as time based group membership, privileged access management, and others. Most will be covered in future posts. This post will detail how to install active directory on Windows Server 2016.

Before the AD install however it is important to understand what is the minimum requirement to install windows server 2016. Details are as follows:

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