It has been announced last September at the Ignite 2018 conference and in preview since then.
Now, the integration of Acrobat Reader with Azure Information Protection is now GA.
To take advantage of it, you have few things to do:
- Download and deploy the latest Adobe Acrobat Reader from https://get.adobe.com/reader/
- Download and deploy the add-in available here https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=2050049
- You can also use the Foxit Reader available here https://www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf-reader/
- Download and deploy the latest version of the Azure Information Protection Viewer from https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=838993 or the Azure Information Protection client from https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=834430
If you get an error asking for administrator approval , contact your IT administrators to approve the Adobe App-Id cad2910c-3b55-4610-ba7e-dda581063c91
This situation may occur when the “Users can consent to apps accessing company data on their behalf” setting is set to No
Administrator can approve the application by using the following URL https://login.microsoftonline.com/<please add your tenant here – xxxx.onmicrosoft.com>/oauth2/authorize?response_type=code&client_id=cad2910c-3b55-4610-ba7e-dda581063c91&redirect_uri=https%3A%2F%2Flocalhost%3A44307%2F&prompt=admin_consent
Once all of it is done, next time you open an AIP protected PDF file you will have to sign in
You may have to approve PDF reader to access your information
Once the protected PDF file is open you will notice is will be shown as Secured and in the document properties the Security tab is showing Microsoft Azure Information Protection as the Security Method