This guide explains how to integrate Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS) with Thales nShield Hardware Security Module (HSM). Windows Server 2008 Version.
(AD RMS). The HSM secures the AD RMS Cluster Key generated and used by the AD RMS. You can integrate the AD RMS with an HSM by using the nCipher MSCAPI interface. The benefits of using an nShield HSM with the AD RMS are:
- Secure storage of the AD RMS Cluster Key
- FIPS 140-2 level 3 validated hardware
- Full life cycle management of the keys
- Failover support
- Load-balancing between modules.