Re: Problems with EFS and "MY Documents"
From: Star Fleet Admiral Q (Star_Fleet_Admiral_Q(NO-SPAM)_at_(FORGET-SPAM)hotmail.com)
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2004 22:01:51 -0400
FYI - this may be by design - we do this to prevent users from
encrypting documents and then later the need for accessing them is
required, the original encrypting profile and/or recovery agent
certificate has expired or lost (due to employee turnover).
-- Star Fleet Admiral Q @ your service -------------------------------------------------------- "Miha Pihler" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:%23RhGKNEaEHA.212@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl... > It looks like that there is a recovery agent defined at domain or OU level > and it's certificate expired. You won't be able to use EFS till this is > fixed. > > If you are administrator you can: > * renew certificate for recovery agent > * issue new certificate for recovery agent > > If you are not domain administrator then talk to the person in your company > that is responsible for your domain. > > I hope this helps you out, > > Mike > > "butch" <email@example.com> wrote in message > news:EA9EDC65-43A2-4ACB-9F2F-0FAFF9BE5C40@microsoft.com... > > The computer is in a domain and the pane says "no policy defined" > > > > "Miha Pihler" wrote: > > > > > Hi, > > > > > > is this computer part of domain or is it in a workgroup? > > > > > > Also click Start > Run > gpedit.msc > when Group Policy Editor starts > drill > > > down Computer Configuration > Windows Settings > Security Settings > > Public > > > Key Policies > Encrypted Files System. Tell me what is displayed in > right > > > pane... > > > > > > Mike > > > > > > "butch" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message > > > news:3B4087B1-BC0D-4C47-B161-D6D30D688CED@microsoft.com... > > > > I am working on a laptop computer using XP Pro SP1 and I trying to > > > encrypt the "My Documents" folder. The current user is a local > > > administrator. When I try to encrypt the "My Documents" folder I get > > > "access denied" when I try to encrypt a file in "My Documents" I get the > > > error "recovery poicy configured for this system contains invalid > recovery > > > certificate." > > > > > > > > > > >