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Questions tagged [encrypting-file-system]

The Encrypting File System (EFS) on Microsoft Windows is a feature introduced in version 3.0 of NTFS that provides filesystem-level encryption.

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Windows EFS file sharing anomaly

Fyi, I can confirm this happening in Windows Vista (Business) and Windows 7 Professional in WORKGROUP mode (as both a client and a server). I am not totally sure if this is a Superuser question or a ...
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Windows Task Scheduler cannot access EFS encrypted folder despite running as a user with access

I have a batch file set to run via Task Scheduler in Windows Server 2008 R2. The batch file is being used to rotate and compress MySQL logs, and the folder containing these logs is encrypted using ...
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Decom old CA and Basic EFS certificates

Getting very close to decommissioning our old CA. The new CA is in place and happily issuing certificates and the old CA has had all the templates removed so no certificates will be issued. My ...
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EFS Recovery Agent not working

I know EFS data recovery has been discussed so many times in the forums but I could not find anything useful in the other threads as I believe I have followed all the required steps but still cannot ...
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Access denied to EFS encrypted files after PC joins domain

I'm experiencing strange behavior with Windows Encrypted File System: I have a machine that is in workgroup mode (not joined to a domain) I encrypt an entire directory structure on the machine (...
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add certificate to all files in EFS-folder with script

I try to set up collective access to EFS-folder. I want to add certificates of all users to all files in folder. Is it posible do with using powershell scripts or some another way? Thanks.
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POP connector Exchange Server 2010

An old server with Exchange 2003 is being replaced with a new 2008 R2 server (x64) running Exchange 2010. On that 2003 machine we had a tool called EFS (Email Forwarding System) but the tool is old ...
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How to create a local IIS site with encrypted wwwroot using EFS on Vista

I'm preparing a laptop to take with me while travelling, so all my user data is encrypted using EFS in case someone decides to steal it. I also need to set up a couple of local sites for development ...
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Intermitent bug on encrypted swap over Ubuntu 18

Wanting encrypt swap and the only script I found to do it as I want is it: sudo -i cd /root mkdir -p ./.myfolder cd ./.myfolder swapsize='4G' curdir=$(pwd) flNmDev="...
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Is possible execute crypttab config without rebooting making the encrypted device mapped and available?

I need turn a file into a encrypted device mapped on /dev/mapper/ and to do it the easier way I found is adding a named entry to /etc/crypttab pointing to image file and key file, it works fine and ...
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Encrypted file system in a hosted linux system

I'm considering to use an encrypted file system (dm-crypt or gocryptfs) in a linux system hosted by Linode. Can the administrators of Linode access the mounted (i.e., decrypted) contents? I'm not sure ...
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Encryption strategy for CentOS on Amazon EC2

Although there is plenty of information about how to create encrypted partitions (like http://silvexis.com/2011/11/26/encrypting-your-data-on-amazon-ec2/), there's not much information suggesting what ...
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Sharing EFS encrypted

I have standalone, nodomain server. EFS is used on this server for one folder. How to share the encrypted folder? Users on the server are created locally. I tried to export the owner folder ...
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How can I make a dm-crypt folder world writeable?

I've set up an encrypted directory with dm-crypt. how can I make it world writeable (for my ftp server)?
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EFS over network

Two Windows 7 computers, NON-AD environment. An identical username/password exists on both machines. If I use EFS to encrypt files on computer 1, then install the EFS certificate on computer 2, ...
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Safe filesystem encryption using mdadm and cryptsetup in EC2

I need to safely store some encrypted information in EC2. For this purpose, I'd like to encrypt a filesystem on my EBS drives to ensure that third-parties won't be able to poke around in my data. ...
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Encrypting the root partition of existing KVM virtual machines

We're midway through process of upgrading a set of KVM VMs along with the hypervisor. The first step was to update the OS on each and then run a regression test to verify that the system is still ...
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User gets temporary Profile - EFS error in event viewer

I have this weird issue on one account on this domain. Users have roaming profiles and they all work great except one. Everytime she connects she gets a temporary profile on any computer. Other user ...
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Can't decrypt EFS encrypted files on external drive even with correct key installed

I'm having trouble decrypting EFS-encrypted files that were copied onto an external drive on another computer even though I have the correct certificate. This is what I did: Enabled EFS on old ...
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File archiver that stores RAW EFS files

I'll start off with the assurance that I have all the EFS certs safely in hand, and that is not what I'm asking about below. Assume I have that part taken care of. I'm trying to backup a some mixed (...
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Apache DocumentRoot folder encrypted with EFS

As per this question https://stackoverflow.com/questions/7575709/newly-added-files-getting-permissions-error Apache 2.2 is not supposed to be able to access its DocumentRoot if the folder has been ...