- A Cloud Guru
Configure At Rest Encryption for EFS Exam Lab
AWS Elastic File System (EFS) provides incredible scalability for your storage requirements, making it easy to share data across hundreds or even thousands of EC2 instances. In this lab, students will create an Amazon Elastic File System in the US-East-1 Region with encryption enabled. Students will also configure mount targets for this file system, enforce encryption in-flight, and finally mount the file system to a pre-created EC2 instance.
Table of Contents
Create an EFS File System Named “devshare” with Encryption Enabled
Create an EFS file system with the name of
devshare. Leave default creation settings to leave encryption enabled.
Create Mount Targets for EFS Using the EFSMountSecurityGroup in Each Availability Zone
Select your new EFS file system and navigate to the Network tab. Disassociate the default security group and associate the EFSMountSecurityGroup security group to each mount target to ensure our EC2 instance will have access to this volume.
Apply a File System Policy to the EFS Volume to Enforce In-Transit Encryption for All Clients
Create a file system policy for the EFS volume to enforce in-transit encryption for all of our clients.
What's a lab?
Hands-on Labs are real environments created by industry experts to help you learn. These environments help you gain knowledge and experience, practice without compromising your system, test without risk, destroy without fear, and let you learn from your mistakes. Hands-on Labs: practice your skills before delivering in the real world.