LAB 6 CONFIGURING FILE SERVICES AND DISK ENCRYPTION THIS LAB CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING EXERCISES AND ACTIVITIES: Exercise 6.1 Encrypting Files with EFS Exercise 6.2 Configuring the EFS Recovery Agent Exercise 6.3 Backing Up and Restoring EFS Certificates Exercise 6.4 Encrypting a Volume with BitLocker Lab Challenge Configuring Network Unlock BEFORE YOU BEGIN The lab environment consists of student workstations connected to a local area network, along with a server that functions as the domain controller for a domain called contoso.com . The computers required for this lab are listed in Table 6-1. Table 6-1 Computers Required for Lab 6 Computer Operating System Computer Name Server (VM 1) Windows Server 2012 RWDC01 Server (VM 2) Windows Server 2012 Server01 In addition to the computers, you also require the software listed in Table 6-2 to complete Lab 6. Table 6-2 Software Required for Lab 6 Software Location Lab 6 student worksheet Lab06_worksheet.rtf (provided by instructor)
Working with Lab Worksheets Each lab in this manual requires that you answer questions, take screen shots, and perform other activities that you will document in a worksheet named for the lab, such as Lab06_worksheet.rtf. You will find these worksheets on the book companion site. It is recommended that you use a USB flash drive to store your worksheets, so you can submit them to your instructor for review. As you perform the exercises in each lab, open the appropriate worksheet file using WordPad, fill in the required information, and save the file to your flash drive. After completing this lab, you will be able to: • Encrypt files with EFS • Configure EFS Recovery Agent • Back up and restore EFS certificates • Encrypt a volume with BitLocker Estimated lab time: 70 minutes Exercise 6.1 Encrypting Files with EFS Overview For files that are extremely sensitive, you can use EFS to encrypt the files.During this exercise, you encrypt a file using Encrypting File System (EFS), which is a built-in feature of NTFS. Completion time 20 minutes Mindset Question: You have several sales people who have sensitive material on their computer. If their laptops are stolen, the stolen information could put the company at great risk. How can you protect the important data documents? Always make sure as an admin you only allow access to privilaged personnel while encrypting certain files. Encrypting Files with EFS 1. Log in to Server01 as the Contoso\administrator user account. The Server Manager console opens. 2. On Server01, create a C:\Data folder. 3. Create a text file in the C:\Data folder called test.txt file. Type your name in the file, close the file, then click Save to save the changes. 4. Right-click the C:\Data folder, and then click Properties. The Properties dialog
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