FEATURE REQUEST: PGP Passphrase Synchronization with PGP BootGuard and Mac OSX and Linux

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Article ID: 156890

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Issue/Introduction

 PGP Whole Disk Encryption allows a disk to be encrypted with two types of Whole Disk users, Regular Passphrase Users and Single Sign-On Users (SSO).

SSO users authenticate the PGP BootGuard passphrase and since this is the same passphrase as Windows, will subsequently login to Windows. SSO users will also have their Windows passphrase synchronize to PGP BootGuard if it changes in Windows automatically.
PGP passphrase synchronization and auto-logon functionality are a Windows-Only Feature. Mac OSX and Linux OS do not support SSO users and therefore do not support auto-login or passphrase synchronization.
 

Resolution

 Symantec Corporation is committed to product quality and satisfied customers. This Feature Request is currently being considered by Symantec Corporation to be addressed in a forthcoming version of the product. 

Technical Support filed a Feature Request to add this product feature. Note that a feature request is exactly that, a request. There is no committed date for this request from the Endpoint Encryption Product Management team, nor from the Endpoint Encryption Engineering team at this time.

 

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