70-411 Exam Cram - Configure File and Print Services

Configure file and disk encryption

Configure BitLocker encryption

  • The BitLocker feature is named 'BitLocker'. To enable full disk encryption you must also install 'EnhancedStorage'. To manage BitLocker, you must install the management tools, which can be included with the '-IncludeManagementTools' parameter
  • To reset the Lockout on a TPM, run tpm.msc and from the action pane select Reset TPM Lockout, you will need a password saved in a .tpm file or the password itself
  • To reset the password on a TPM, you can either use the TPM Management MMC snap-in or run Set-TPMOwnerAuth, using either of these options will not result in data loss
  • Manage-Bde is not supported on Windows Server 2012 (it may work, but is deprecated)

Configure the Network Unlock feature

  • BitLocker Network Unlock requires DHCP, UEFI DHCP drivers on clients, Windows Deployment Services and at least Windows 8/Windows Server 2012. Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1 are not required, but are supported
  • BitLocker Network Unlock requires various Group Policy settings. Configure use of passwords for operating system drives is not required to be configured

Configure BitLocker policies

  • To add the DRA to the Default Domain Policy - In versions of Windows prior to Windows Server 2003 the following policy setting was used: Computer Configuration\\Windows Settings\\Security Settings\\Public Key Policies\\Encrypted Data Recovery Agents. The correct policy setting for Windows Server 2012 R2 is Computer Configuration\\Windows Settings\\Security Settings\\Public Key Policies\\Encrypting File System

Configure the EFS recovery agent

  • Logon as the Data Recovery Agent and export the certificate including the private key. You must do this as the account that is the Data Recovery Agent (DRA), which will be the built-in Administrator account or another specified account
  • EFS uses certificates to authenticate users, the certificates can be issued by a single computer or by a CA

Manage EFS and BitLocker certificates, including backup and restore

  • Always export EFS recovery certificates with the private key

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