(This post was published on the original RMS team blog in July 2009.)
Organizations using AD RMS often take advantage of rights policy templates to enable users to protect information according to a predefined set of rights. Many customers are asking us, what specific policy templates are used by the IT organization at Microsoft? Following are examples of the policy templates used by Microsoft’s IT organization:
An end user can specify a rights policy template when she creates new content. This helps to ensure that she can easily comply with her organization’s information security policy. Rights policy templates are an important and commonly-used feature of AD RMS.
You can learn more about rights policy templates in the Microsoft TechNet topic, AD RMS Policy Template Considerations. This topic provides an overview of the technical considerations you must make when using AD RMS rights policy templates. It includes details about specific rights, template location, template distribution, scripting, and other information.