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For a full list of articles about security, see Overview of security in Acrobat and PDF content.

Adobe LiveCycleRights Management ES is a server-based security system that provides dynamic control over PDFs. Adobe LiveCycleRights Management ES can be configured to run with LDAP, ADS, and other enterprise systems. Policies provided by Adobe LiveCycleRights Management ES are stored on the server and can be refreshed from the server. Users connect to Adobe LiveCycleRights Management ES to work with these policies.

Adobe LiveCycle Rights Management ES

Security policies are stored on a server runningAdobe LiveCycleRights Management ES, but the PDFs are not. In some situations, users are required to connect to the server to open or continue to use PDFs to which a security policy is applied. For information on configuring Adobe LiveCycleRights Management ES, click Help on the Adobe LiveCycleRights Management ES website after you log in to your account.

Connect to Adobe LiveCycle Rights Management ES

  1. Choose Tools > Protection > More Protection > Security Properties. If you don’t see the Protection panel, see the instructions for adding panels at Task panes.
  2. Click Adobe LiveCycleRights Management Servers in Security Method. Click Yes and select a server.
  3. Click the New button .
  4. Type a name in the Name box and the URL in the Server Name box. Add the port number, and click Connect To This Server.
  5. Type the user name and password for your account, and click OK.

View Adobe LiveCycle Rights Management ES policies

  1. Choose Tools > Protection > More Protection > Rights Management > Manage Account. If you don’t see the Protection panel, see the instructions for adding panels at Task panes.

    The Adobe LiveCycleRights Management page opens in your web browser.

  2. If prompted, type your user name and password, and click Login.
  3. Click the Policies link on the page.

    For more information on using Adobe LiveCycleRights Management, click the Help link in the upper right corner.

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