Rights Protected Folder Explorer

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    Important: Do not download the software for Rights Protected Folder (RPF) Explorer. Support for this software will end on 8/27/2015. Instead, download and use the Rights Management sharing application, which replaces the RPF Explorer. For more information, see here -
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        Rights Protected Folder Explorer is a Windows based application that allows you to work with Rights Protected Folders. A Rights Protected Folder is similar to a file folder in that it contains files and folders. However, a Rights Protected Folder controls access to the files that it contains, no matter where the Rights Protected Folder is located. By using Rights Protected Folder Explorer, you can securely store or send files to authorized users and control which users will be able to access those files while they are in the Rights Protected Folder. Rights Protected Folder Explorer works with Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS) in your organization’s network to control access to Rights Protected Folders. When you create a new Rights Protected Folder, Rights Protected Folder Explorer allows you to select a policy to protect the contents of the Rights Protected Folder, or you can create a custom policy. The policies that you can select from are set by your network’s AD RMS administrators and are the same policies you can use in such applications as Microsoft Word or Microsoft Outlook to protect documents and messages. Rights Protected Folder Explorer supports both UI based support (for end-user interaction) and command line support for automated solutions.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 7, Windows 8 Release Preview, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista

        RPF Explorer is supported on the following operating systems: • Windows Vista (SP2 or later) • Windows 7 (SP1 or later) • Windows Server 2008 R2 • Windows® 8 Release Preview or later • Windows Server® “8” Release Preview or later
      • RPF Explorer is contained in a self-extracting exe file called Setup_rpfe.exe. Once downloaded on to your local computer, it can be installed using either of the following installation methods: • Silent mode. By using the /quiet switch as part of the command-line option you can silently install the RPF Explorer on client computers. For example, the following example command shows the silent mode installation (assuming the RPF Explorer installer package is already downloaded to C:\Downloads) setup_rpfe.exe /quiet • Interactive mode. Alternately, you can install the RPF Explorer on client computers using the GUI-based interactive setup provided by the RPF Explorer Installation Wizard. To launch this type of installation you need only double-click on the RPF Explorer installer package (Setup_rpfe.exe) in the folder to which it was copied or downloaded on your local computer. RPF Explorer installer also installs AD RMS Client 2.0 as part of its install.

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