"protect document" -> "restrict access" to 12000 winword/xls documents RRS feed

  • Question



    I've posted this question to other forum and I was suggested to post it here.

      My problem is setting "protect document" -> "restrict access" -> "Restricted Access" to up 12000 word/excel documents. (check image)

      By opening a word document and then going to "protect document" -> "restrict access" -> "Restricted Access" and checking "Restrict Permission to this Document" and then adding users in Read / Change - I'm able to choose the users that can read and change the document with ease.

      The goal is: If someone that has access to the document decides to email the document to you, I ensure that you cannot open it. That's what this is all about - It's an important goal.
    This restriction goes beyond in setting the folder permissions it's a change inside the document.

      Is there a way to have this done via PowerShell, bash, API c#?

    Other posts:
    I've posted this in Word forum and I was suggested to ask here.


    Thanks in advance.


    Thursday, May 5, 2016 8:51 AM

All replies

  • Hi,

    take a look into RMS Protection Tool: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=47256 and RMS protection Cmdlets https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt433195.aspx



    Thursday, May 5, 2016 10:06 AM