Information Centric Tagging RW-Config.ini and Registry tags explained
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Information Centric Tagging RW-Config.ini and Registry tags explained


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Information Centric Security


The following article describe all the implemented tags we have available during the installation of ICT.

Almost all of them implement registry keys under:

  • Local Machine / Software / Watchful Software / RightsWATCH
  • Local Machine / Software / WOW6432Node /Watchful Software / RightsWATCH


Tag Name Description  Supported Values  Can add directly to the registry? Registry Key Type Registry Key Name
Webservice URL to the ICT webservice required for the installation string value (e.g.: http[s]://<ICT_FQDN>[: port_number]/ict/webservice) YES; ICT service restart required String Webservice
PerformADGroupExpansion If enabled, ICT client will validate membership of nested groups in order to check the full AD group membership for the logged in user. 1 or 0 to enable or not YES; needs PC restart DWORD PerformADGroupExpansion
nShowMSIPCOptions Enable the Sharing App to be visible 1 or 0 to enable or not NO DWORD nShowMSIPCOptions
nShowMSDRMOptions Enable the Native RMS interface to be visible 1 or 0 to enable or not YES; needs PC restart DWORD nShowMSDRMOptions
nNumberMailsToCheckForConversationID Define how many emails should ICT search for the origin email of a RE or FW if it fails to find it in the recent cache - if omitted by default it will be 50 Natural Number - 1 to infinite

YES; ICT service restart required

DWORD nNumberMailsToCheckForConversationID
nForceAlternateDisclaimerMethod Use a Different method to apply the ICT watermark because of the disclaimer being added to the bottom of some email messages.
  • 0 (use the regular method)
  • 1 (use the alternate method to ensure WM is applied)
YES; ICT service restart required DWORD nForceAlternateDisclaimerMethod
  • 0
  • 1
InstallRMSOfficeAddin Install RMS Office Addin 1 or 0 to install or not NO NA NA
installpassword Uninstall password active so the user is asked for a password when uninstalling the product 1 or 0 to ask or not for for a password upon uninstall NO NA InstallCheck

By default, if the tag is not available, the ICT icon overlay will be installed and visible for the end user. The same happens when the tag is set to 1.

If it is not installed, tag set to 0, ICT icons will not be displayed to the end user.


  • This feature is only available on release
1 or 0 to install or not YES; needs PC restart    
InstallDependencies Install ICT dependencies such as Sharing App and RMS client 1 or 0 to install or not NO NA NA
HostedDesktop Enable Hosted Desktopmode - When Hosted Desktopmode is enabled, ICT office plugins, shell extension and icon overlay service, are loaded for licensed users, only. On this mode, unlicensed users will have their license verified, only when the user logs in. 1 or 0 to enable or not NO NA HostedDesktop
HideLogo Hide ICT logo from border 1 or 0 if you want to hide or not YES; ICT service restart required DWORD HideLogo
ForceClassifyWordRestrictedEditing Force the classification of password protected (for editing – Restricted Editing) Office Word documents
  • 0 (the classification process will be bypassed - behavior will be the same as if the document has Restricted Access)
  • 1 (the classification process will be equal to user will be asked for classification but the classification info will only be saved in the Custom Properties - which can be manually changed - and the watermarks will not be applied)
YES; ICT service restart required DWORD ForceClassifyWordRestrictedEditing


(Not added to rw-config file. Inserted directly to registry)

The amount of seconds the Global Protector will wait before launching the Excel instance, instead of the automated Excel instance, to apply Watermark to a file.

If the timeout is reached, this add watermark method will be slower but more reliable.

Number greater than 0 that will indicate the amount of seconds to define the timeout

YES DWORD FastWtmClrBodyTimeout
ExcelWatermarkNumberOfSheets Decide how many sheets will have Watermark (WM) applied on an Excel file – applicable to Excel 2010 and higher versions
  • -1 (apply WM to all sheets)
  • 0 (No WM applied on Excel)
  • x (where x is a number greater than 0 that will indicate to the plugin the amount of sheets to apply the WM to)
YES String ExcelWatermarkNumberOfSheets
DisableRules Hide the admin rules view in the end user interface 1 or 0 to disable or not YES; ICT service restart required DWORD DisableRules
ClientLicense Assign a license key required for the installation The license key is available on the administration console, more specifically on the “System Setup” tab, “Server Keys” sub-tab. This extra step is available on version 14.6 and onwards and it is mandatory NO NA NA
AzureTenantID   ID (e.g 1c758735-14ce-4bc4-9e48-1316db767a00)      


  Key (e.g. RBW8aVx4VqvC2Xo/9IGXyrcrjKCH0Fgg0LQJv8UPd1A=)      
AzureInternalCertificationURL   Certification URL (e.g.      
AzureExternalCertificationURL   Certification URL (e.g.