Encryption Permission Error when trying to encrypt certain locations

Encryption Permission Error when trying to encrypt certain locations

If you try to encrypt files or folders in some locations, you may encounter the following error:



This occurs when the user does not have permission to encrypt files for the given location because:
  1. there is an existing encryption rule active for the location; or
  2. the location is shared (such as a network share, or SharePoint location synced to OneDrive, etc)
Shared locations may only be encrypted by an Administrator by:
  1. Creating an encryption rule for the location in the Management Console; or
  2. Using the desktop client and choosing the "Set as Company Encryption Rule" option




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