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An update is available for Best Practices Analyzer for the Active Directory Rights Management Services role in x64 editions of Windows Server 2008 R2

INTRODUCTION
This article describes an update for Best Practices Analyzer for the Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS) role on a computer that is running any x64-based edition of Windows Server 2008 R2.
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What is Best Practices Analyzer for the Active Directory Rights Management Services role?

On a computer that has the Active Directory Rights Management Services role installed, Best Practices Analyzer scans the computer to determine the following:
  • Whether the HTTPS protocol is used in the Active Directory Rights Management Services cluster URL.
  • Whether the super Users group is enabled.
Important The scan operation of Best Practices Analyzer does not change any system configurations.

Best Practices Analyzer generates a report of the scan results. If any problems are identified, they are displayed in the report as a list of issues that you can sort by severity. The report also contains recommendations together with links to the instructions that describe how to resolve these issues.

For more information about the Active Directory Rights Management Services role, visit the following Microsoft TechNet Web site: For more information about Best Practices Analyzer, visit the following Microsoft TechNet Web site:

Update information

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
DownloadDownload the update package now.

Prerequisite

No prerequisites are required to install this update. After you install this update, the Active Directory Rights Management Services role component is updated regardless of whether you have installed the Active Directory Rights Management Services role or not. This behavior makes sure that you have the same experience when you use Best Practices Analyzer for the Active Directory Rights Management Services role even if you install the role later.

How to install the Active Directory Rights Management Services role

You must correctly install the Active Directory Rights Management Services role to make sure that Best Practices Analyzer is enabled for the Active Directory Rights Management Services role.

For more information about the preparation steps that you have to perform before you install the Active Directory Rights Management Services role, visit the following Microsoft TechNet Web site:
For more information about how to install the Active Directory Rights Management Services role, visit the following Microsoft TechNet Web site:

How to remove the Active Directory Rights Management Services role

To remove the Active Directory Rights Management Services role, follow these steps:
  • Click Start, click All Programs, click Administrative Tools, and then click Server Manager.
  • In Server Manager, right-click Roles, and then click Remove Roles to start the Remove Roles Wizard.
  • On the Before You Begin page, click Next.
  • On the Remove Server Roles page, click to clear the Active Directory Rights Management Services check box, and then click Next.
  • On the Confirm Removal Selections page, click Remove.
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Article ID: 981391 - Last Review: 04/27/2010 17:19:54 - Revision: 1.0

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