I just wanted to report that in no case have I been able to revert
to the passphrase-only prompt after upgrading to the newest version
of PGP Desktop. I have installed PGP with a valid network
connection in every case, and have also followed the update policy
procedures outlined below. Nonetheless, the PGP WDE prompt asks for
user, password and domain.
Personally, this is not a big deal to me, as I prefer this to
On 11/22/2011 8:27 AM, Mickey Mossey wrote:
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type="cite">The new version also introduces several new features
and options which we are not planning to implement at this time.
One of the new features is the ability to login at boot time using
a full username and password, rather than a simple passphrase.
While we did not intend to activate this new feature, we have
received at least one report of systems prompting for this
information following upgrade.
Currently we suspect that this behavior is the result of the PGP
Desktop software not being able to communicate with the management
server at "pgpcentral.uvm.edu" immediately after the installation
process. Without a network connection, the client system cannot
get an updated policy, and so it defaults to the 10.2+ boot prompt
behavior of requesting username and password.
We are in the process of attempting to reproduce this problem in a
controlled environment and will update this list when we have more
information. In the meantime, if you experience this problem
please try this procedure:
- Validate your network connection
- Force a policy refresh by right-clicking the PGP Desktop
system tray icon, and selecting "Update Policy"
- Reboot your system to test the policy update
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