Standalone Client: Package that is not managed by a Symantec Encryption Management Server (SEMS, formerly PGP Universal Server). License information must manually be entered in order to use features of the Symantec Encryption Desktop (formerly PGP Desktop) client. Policies are managed on the standalone client itself.
- Extract the file until the PGP.pkg file is available.
- Right-click (ctrl+click) on the PGP.pkg and select “Show Package Contents”
- Navigate to the Contents folder, then Resources.
- In the Resources folder, place a text file in there called “policy.txt”.
Modifying Symantec Encryption Desktop 10.2.1 MP4 and above. Modification Steps for Mac OSX 10.8 and above:
With the new GateKeeper functionality built in to Mountain Lion (OSX 10.8), modifying requires new steps in order for the install to complete.
NOTE: Starting with versions 10.2.1 MP4 of the client installation package for Symantec Encryption Desktop, instead of "PGP" or "PGP Desktop", the new branding of the directories are now be called "Encryption Desktop". Instead of "PGP.pkg", the new branding will now show as "Encryption Desktop.pkg". Please be aware of this branding as the package is being modified.
1. Modify the Encryption Desktop.pkg file in the same manner as the above, but instead of placing the policy.txt file into Contents/Resources, place the file into Contents/_CodeSignature.
NOTE: The following Articles can be reviewed for modifying the Symantec Encryption stanalone clients to be managed for Windows and Linux Operating Systems:
TECH149792 - Manually modify a Windows Symantec Encryption Desktop stand alone client to enroll with Symantec Encryption Management Server.
TECH187507 - Convert a Symantec Encryption Desktop Standalone (unmanaged) client for Linux into a managed installation package.
TECH149851 - Manually Update a PGP Desktop 9.x for Mac OS X Stand Alone Client to be managed by a PGP Universal Server.
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