Setting up Encrypting File System (EFS) on a VNX5300 Network Access Storage ( NAS )

We have VNX5300 Network Access Storage ( NAS ) - Which has Windows 2008 as well as 2012 Server Edition.

One partition of the Hard Drive has around 4-5 TB of Images.

Is it possible to Encrypt the Partition or Folder using EFS and access the file through Shared Connection (NAS).
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EirmanChief Operations ManagerCommented:
Are you sure you want use EFS?

Consider using Veracrypt (the successor to truecrypt) on your NAS.

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chokkaStudentAuthor Commented:
On positing with EMC, I realized that EFS is not the best bet for VNX5300 Server.

We really need a third party software which will help us to Encrypt the file or folder as well as give access based on Roles.
EirmanChief Operations ManagerCommented:
My personal favourite encryption program is Bestcrypt.
Create a container file big enough to hold all the photos on your NAS.
Move all your photos into it.
When the password is entered the encrypted contents will be available as a new drive letter (e.g. G:)
(The password only has to be entered once).

Share G: and restrict access (i.e. certain users) with windows permissions.
To backup all your photos, you now only have to backup the one file (the container).
All your backups remain encrypted .... you can even leave them the lying around!
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chokkaStudentAuthor Commented:
Thank you, I explored BestCrypt. Looks they don't have office in the US. I wish to call them and clarify before I download the product.  That's good recommendation.
chokkaStudentAuthor Commented:
EirmanChief Operations ManagerCommented:
Thanks for the points
Jetico are a great company. Support is good if you ever need it.
(And they are out of reach the NSA)
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