HOW TO: License Symantec Encryption Desktop \ PGP Desktop

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A license is used within the Symantec Encryption Desktop (previously PGP Desktop) software to enable the functionality purchased, and sets the expiration of the software. Depending on the license you have, some or all of the functionality of the software will be available.

HOW TO: License Symantec Encryption Desktop 10.3.2 MP8 and above

Beginning with Symantec Encryption Desktop 10.3.2 MP8, unmanaged users are no longer required to submit the Name, Organization, and Email values to register the Symantec Encryption Desktop product license. These fields are no longer present in the PGP Licensing Assistant dialog box.

Note: The information included in this article supercedes any information included in the PGP Desktop User's Guides regarding license authorization.

 


 

HOW TO: License PGP Desktop (versions 9.5-10.1.x and above) & Symantec Encryption Desktop 10.3.x - 10.3.2 MP7
 
To license the software, you must enter a NameOrganization, and License Number
 
For licenses provided to you by Symantec, you must use the following for the Name and Organization:
 
Name: Authorized User
Organization: Authorized Company
 
The license provided to you will work in all product versions from 9.5 through 10.1.x.  A license for 9.0.x product is provided in the Symantec licensing portal.
 
Offline Installation
If you are installing PGP Desktop 9.5 through 10.0 on a machine without an internet connection, you must provide a Manual Authorization in addition to the Name, Organization and License number.  Version 10.1 does not require a Manual Authorization for offline installation.
 
For a list of Manual Authorization codes, see the bottom of this article.


 Encryption Desktop for Windows

After installation completes and your system is rebooted, you are prompted to enable PGP for the account. 

  1. Click Next to begin the Setup Assistant.
  2. Enter Authorized User for the Name.
  3. Enter Authorized Company for the Organization.
  4. Optionally enter an email address.
  5. Enter the 28-character license number (e.g. DEMO1-DEMO2-DEMO3-DEMO4-DEMO5-ABC).

    Note: To avoid typing errors and make the authorization easier, copy the entire license number, put the cursor in the first "License Number" field, and paste. The license number will be correctly entered into all six "License Number" fields. 

     
  6. Click Next.
  7. When the license is authorized, the features enabled are displayed by clicking Details for each feature.
  8. Click OK.

 

Encryption Desktop for Mac OS X

After installation completes, you are prompted to enable PGP for the account. 

  1. Click Next to begin the Setup Assistant.
  2. Enter Authorized User for the Name.
  3. Enter Authorized Company for the Organization.  
  4. Optionally enter an email address.
  5. Enter the 28-character license number (e.g. DEMO1-DEMO2-DEMO3-DEMO4-DEMO5-ABC).

    Note: To avoid typing errors and make the authorization easier, copy the entire license number, put the cursor in the first "License Number" field, and paste. The license number will be correctly entered into all six "License Number" fields.

     
  6. Click Authorize
  7. When the license is authorized, the features enabled are displayed by clicking Details for each feature.
  8. Click Next.
  9. Click OK.

 


 

Manual Authorizations
 
Please select the correct Manual Authorization for your product:
 
PGP Desktop Corporate
 
-----BEGIN PGP LICENSE AUTHORIZATION-----
ADIAC5YAAKCy4LwOmcnZUx64fZ1Ln1vq64bzoACfSS716nGNx75TVrr10u3eW82Akz0=
-----END PGP LICENSE AUTHORIZATION-----
 
PGP Desktop Professional
 
-----BEGIN PGP LICENSE AUTHORIZATION-----
ADIAC6oAAJ9lR1403ziGSMkEq/3jECip75dS0gCg28AG5lbh8ZuNOUu9bTKDBss/21g=
-----END PGP LICENSE AUTHORIZATION-----
 
PGP Desktop Storage
 
-----BEGIN PGP LICENSE AUTHORIZATION-----
ADIADBMAAKDIm69T7m5rnU/TxpMq9aCv1tearACfQ7jbg//nsiof6DFAFliHiI3yfic=
-----END PGP LICENSE AUTHORIZATION-----
 
PGP Whole Disk Encryption
 
-----BEGIN PGP LICENSE AUTHORIZATION-----
ADIAC5YAAKCstJBXBA9SakmNMeCrYrj7C0yM3gCggWXjptncPooOSd1m+U9sN0fUGuU=
-----END PGP LICENSE AUTHORIZATION-----
 
PGP NetShare 
 
-----BEGIN PGP LICENSE AUTHORIZATION-----
ADIAC6oAAKDR/iH/YYCqUn072bhXc5xovg3NowCfea2+iNwBhzq2kSIZhj8E27iUFic=
-----END PGP LICENSE AUTHORIZATION-----
 
PGP Desktop Email
 
-----BEGIN PGP LICENSE AUTHORIZATION-----
ADIADFgAAKC+2NBhhF/raSOTvfu8SYJ4md8NQACfXhQkJJ4l3V93r6zFXsktmJrB5xs=
-----END PGP LICENSE AUTHORIZATION-----