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Identify active policy

Created: 13 Jan 2014 | 4 comments
rojopipe's picture


Could someone tell me, directly from SED how can verify policies pursued from a SEMS ?

Thank you.

Operating Systems:

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pgp-spider's picture

The easiest way I am aware of to verify if a policy update has been applied is to simply turn on or off a feature you don't use (such as PGP zip, PGP shredder, etc) in the policy.  Next right click the tray icon and choosing "update policy".  If you then see the change in the product interface reflecting that feature you will know that the updated policy has been received.   (If you had the interface open before the policy update, you may have to close and re-open it to see the changed feature.)

dcats's picture

Hi rojopipe,

In the "View PGP Log" you can check if the policy was updated:
<time_stamp> PGP     Info    Policy update manually invoked
<time_stamp> PGP     Info    Beginning synchronization with configuration server FQDN_server_name_here
<time_stamp> PGP     Info    Completed synchronization with configuration server FQDN_server_name_here

If you want to check the content of the policies you need to go to %appdata%\PGP Corporation\PGP and review the content of PGPpolicy.xml and PGPprefs.xml.


Alex_CST's picture

Unfortunately there's no policy watermark of serial number like SEP does - (feature request perhaps??)

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rojopipe's picture

Hi Alex_CST,

That feature request would be useful. For now i will apply the suggestions from pgp-spider and Dcats.

Thanks guys.