This article describes how to encrypt email messages with Lotus Notes.
When secure email messaging is enabled, PGP Desktop monitors the email traffic between your email client and your mail server. Depending on the circumstances, PGP Desktop will intercede on your behalf to encrypt, sign, decrypt, or verify messages.
Default Confidential Rule
In a stand alone environment, PGP Desktops default rule of Require Encryption: [PGP] Confidential has a sensitivity condition that triggers encryption based on a confidential flag.
The default rule to Always Encrypt Sensitive Messages in PGP Universal Servers Mail Policy, has a condition that triggers encryption based on a confidential flag. This rule is contained in the Policy Chain: Outbound policy.
The default confidential rule is defined when the Message Sensitivity is confidential. Message Sensitivity is mapped in Lotus Notes to a message header rule and also to the header $KeepPrivate attribute.
The equivalent mapped message header rules to the confidential rules are the following:
This article details how to enable Lotus Notes email clients to use the Confidential rule when encrypting messages.
The default confidential rule can be triggered by Lotus Notes using the Prevent Copying Method or the Mood Stamp Method. Use the steps detailed below to enable Lotus Notes to use the confidential rule to encrypt messages.
Prevent Copying Method
Mood Stamp Method
To create a confidential rule that uses Mood Stamp instead of Prevent copying, add the following rule to the PGP Desktop local policy or the PGP Universal Server Mail Policy. Then apply the Confidential Mood Stamp in Lotus Notes.
PGP Universal Server - For Managed users of PGP Desktop
Configure Lotus Notes to use the Mood Stamp: