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.
Encryption Desktop for Windows
After installation completes and your system is rebooted, you are prompted to enable PGP for the account.
Encryption Desktop for Mac OS X
After installation completes, you are prompted to enable PGP for the account.