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Windows Server® 2008 PKI and Certificate Security by Brian Komar

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Implementing EFS

The deployment scenario that follows assumes that you implement key recovery and data recovery for an organization’s EFS implementation. To deploy this solution, you must define the necessary certificate templates and plan how to deploy certificates to users.

Enabling and Disabling EFS

An organization might not want to allow EFS encryption on all client computers, preferring instead to enable EFS encryption for specific OUs or domains.

Enabling EFS

To enable EFS encryption on a computer running Windows 2000, you must ensure that an EFS recovery policy is implemented at the domain or OU containing the computer account that designates one or more EFS Recovery Agent certificates. Windows XP and Windows Vista can implement EFS encryption ...

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