Wednesday, 9 September 2015

Activate Rights Management in Office 365

In this Article, we will cover the different options available to activate Rights Management.

Rights Management service can be integrated with 


  • Exchange Online
  • SharePoint Online 
  • Office 


There are two ways in which you activate rights management in Office 365.


  • Using Office 365 Admin Center 
  • Using Powershell

Note: Only a Global Administrator can activate Rights Management

Using Office 365 Admin Center:

Login to Office 365 Admin Center, Go to Services from the left hand panel

Click on Rights Management > Manage > Activate 



Using Powershell:

To Activate using Powershell, you will need to install the Azure Rights Management Administration Tool  i.e.  Windows Azure Rights Management Admin  Powershell module

Connect to Microsoft Online Service

Connect-Msolservice

Import the Rights Management Module

Import-module aadrm

Connect to Rights Management Service 

connect-aadrmservice

To Activate rights Management

Enable-aadrm

Now to Disconnect ,

disconnect-aadrmservice

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