Re: EFS question

From: Keith W. McCammon (km@km.com)
Date: 07/01/02


From: "Keith W. McCammon" <km@km.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Jul 2002 12:25:11 -0400


> 1) Can you require that a password be set to access a file
> which is encrypted using your EFS certificate?

No. File permissions are still set at the file system level (NTFS), and are
assigned by user/group.

> 2) If so , can you set rules around these passwords such
> as the account locks out after so many worng passwprd
> attempts, etc.

No.

See
<http://microsoft.com/windows2000/techinfo/howitworks/security/encrypt.asp>.
This will answer most of your questions...