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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.

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Clock icon Intermediate
Clock icon 1h 0m
Clock icon Dec 09, 2021

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    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.

  2. Challenge

    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.

  3. Challenge

    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.

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