EC2 - How To - Encrypt data in Amazon EFS


To create an encrypted Amazon EFS file system from the AWS Management Console, follow these steps:

  1. Open the AWS EFS console, and choose Create file system to open the file system creation wizard.
  2. Configure file system access, choose your VPC, create your mount targets, and then choose Next Step.
  3. Configure optional settings, add any necessary tags, and choose your performance mode.
  4. Select Enable encryption, choose a KMS key, and choose Next Step.
  5. Review your file system settings and choose Create File System.


If you continue to experience difficulties, please open a case with the DLT Opscenter using the following contact information:


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