Microsoft Azure RMS - Using Custom Permissions - Mac


The Microsoft Azure RMS (Document Protection) application allows the secure sharing of information of documents with tracking and security permissions embedded into the file itself. This tutorial will detail the steps required to protect a document using RMS and share it externally, or with a specific person only using customized permissions. 

Detailed Instructions

NOTE - Trent IT does not have the ability to recover documents that are shared with customized permissions. Only the original author and the user you're sharing with will have the ability to open documents shared this way. 

  • Open the document as you normally would. Select the Review Tab and click the Restrict Permission button.

The Microsoft Office Ribbon with Review and Restrict Permissions Highlighted

  • Select the Restricted Access... Button

The restrict permissions button with Restricted Access... highlighted in Red

  • Enter the name or email address of the users you would like to share the document with, in the boxes that correspond to the desired permission levels. For example, users who should only be able to read the document would have email addresses entered into the Read box. 

The set permissions dialog box with the read area highlighted as an example.



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Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 14:12