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PGP(r) Command Line 9.0.

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About PGP Command Line
New Features
Supported Platforms
System Requirements
Installation Instructions
Licensing
Additional Information
Using PGP Command Line
Documentation
Contacting PGP Corporation
Copyright and Trademarks

---------------------About PGP Command Line
Thank you for using PGP Command Line, a software product from PGP Corporation
that provides a command-line interface to PGP functionality and automates the
processes of encrypting/signing, decrypting/verifying, and file wiping.
PGP Command Line requires a valid license for proper operation.

-----------New Features
New features in PGP Command Line 9.0 include:
* Additional platforms: You can install PGP Command Line on AIX, HP-UX, Red Hat
Enterprise Linux, and Mac OS X, in addition to the platforms supported by PGP
Command Line 8.5: Solaris and Windows (Red Hat Linux 7.3, 8, and 9 are no longer
supported).
* Self-Decrypting Archives (SDAs): You can now create SDAs, which are compressed
and conventionally encrypted archives that require a passphrase to decrypt.
Because the archive includes an executable appropriate for the target platform,
the recipient does not need to have PGP software installed on the system on
which they open the archive. This allows you to securely transfer data to
recipients who are not currently using any PGP software.

enough to hold the original file.* Key reconstruction: In a PGP Universal environment. more data in fingerprint displays.4. enough to hold the original file or files and the file resulting from the encryption or decryption operation. signing. In cases where PGP Zip functionality is used on a file.0 has multiple licensing options that support a variety of configurations and requirements. and 9 are no longer supported platforms. and . PGP Command Line may also require several times the size of the original file or files in free hard drive space.4. allowed cipher. decryption.3 * HP-UX 11i * Mac OS X 10. * Additional key-management features: PGP Command Line 9. ------------------System Requirements System requirements for PGP Command Line are the same as the system requirements for the host operating system. ensuring your sensitive data cannot be recovered by the unauthorized. Windows XP (SP 1 and 2). x86 is not supported) * Windows Server 2003 (SP 1). The key reconstruction data is stored protected on the PGP Universal Server. * XML key output: PGP key data can be output in a machine-readable XML format. For a given file being encrypted or decrypted. revoker. and preferred compression method to a key during generation.2 and 5.1 * Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.509 certificates.0 includes many keymanagement enhancements. and Windows 2000 (SP 4) Microsoft Windows NT and Red Hat Linux 7. including support for reconstituting split keys using SKEP over TLS. * Licensing: PGP Command Line 9. Note: In addition to the hard drive space required by the operating system. and 10. PGP Command Line can require several times the size of the original file in free hard drive space (depending on how much the file was compressed). import and export of X. ------------------Supported Platforms You can install PGP Command Line onto these platforms: * AIX 5. PGP Command Line can store key reconstruction data on a designated PGP Universal Server. * Secure directory deletion: You can now securely and recursively delete entire directories. This gives you a backup capability in case of a lost private key or private key passphrase.0 on x86 * Solaris 8 and 9 (Sparc only. 10. a temporary file created when handling the archive. and verifying) are applied and temporary files created in the process of performing those operations.3. PGP Command Line requires additional space for both the data on which cryptographic operations (such as encryption.3. allowing administrators to easily write scripts to automate key-handling procedures and policies. 8. * PGP Zip: The PGP Archive feature has been renamed PGP Zip.x. and the ability to add an ADK.

8 (or higher) o zlib ver. 2. ------------------------Installation Instructions This section includes instructions for installing PGP Command Line on all supported platforms. If you have an existing version of PGP Command Line installed on the system. To install PGP Command Line onto an AIX system: 1. do the following: * Check which version of the standard C++ library you have installed: you need to have version 5 or higher to use PGP Command Line. . 1. Untar the package. refer to the PGP Command Line User's Guide. you need to install the required versions of libraries.rpm. To install PGP Command Line on AIX Before You Install Before you install PGP Command Line on AIX. PGPCommandLine906AIX. attempting to run PGP Command Line after installation will produce an error unless the following versions are installed: o libstdc++ ver. For more information about the system requirements for specific platforms. Type rpm -ivh PGPCommandLine906AIX. You will get the file: PGPCommandLine906AIX. 4. 1.the file resulting from the encryption or decryption operation. Installation Procedure You must have root or administrator privileges on the system on which you are installing PGP Command Line.1 (or higher) Please refer to the documentation provided by IBM to install these libraries. 5 (or higher) o libxml2 ver.6. to a known location on your system.2. * For AIX. uninstall it. Download the installer application. you must set the shell environment variable LIBPATH to include the path /usr/local/lib (or wherever the library is installed).4 (or higher) o libiconv ver. 3. * Check the location of the standard C++ library: if this library is installed in the default location of /usr/local/lib or in any location other than /usr/lib. Make sure you have adequate free hard drive space on your system before using PGP Command Line.rpm and press Enter.tar. 2.

available at http://h21007. * For HP-UX 11i. you need to install the required versions of libraries: attempting to run PGP Command Line after installation will produce an error unless the following versions are installed: o libstdc++ ver.com/dspp/tech/tech_TechSoftwareDetailPage_IDX/1. You will get the file: PGPCommandLine906HPUX.depot.8 (or higher) o zlib ver.tar. 2.6. 1. you must set the shell environment variable SHLIB-PATH to include the path /usr/local/lib (or wherever the library is installed).1703.www2. Untar the package. To install PGP Command Line on HP-UX Before You Install Before you install PGP Command Line on HP-UX 11i.rpm and press Enter.4 (or higher) o libiconv ver.The AIX PGP Command Line application. By adding the option --prefix to the rpm command. Download the installer application.depot and press Enter.3. libraries in /opt/lib. do the following: * Check which version of the standard C++ library you have installed: you need to have version 5 or higher to use PGP Command Line. .hp. Type swinstall -s /absolute/path/to/PGPCommandLine906HPUX.2.1 (or higher) These are available as part of GCC version 3. is installed by default into the directory /usr/bin/pgp. 4.html. PGPCommandLine906HPUX. you can install PGP Command Line to a location other than the default. pgp. * Check the location of the standard C++ library: if this library is installed in the default location of /usr/local/lib or in any location other than /usr/lib.3 or above. 5 (or higher) o libxml2 ver. to a known location on your system. To install PGP Command Line onto an HP-UX system: 1. and so on. This command installs the application binary in the directory /opt/bin/pgp. 1.0 0. Type rpm --prefix=/opt -ivh PGPCommandLine906AIX.547. 2. If you have an existing version of PGP Command Line installed on the system. uninstall it. 3. You will need to edit the environmental variable LIBPATH to include the new library path so that PGP Command Line can function in a location other than the default. Installation Procedure You need to have root or administrator privileges on the system on which you are installing PGP Command Line.

uninstall it. 3. Close all applications.tgz. is installed into /usr/bin/. 2. its home directory will be created automatically in the directory %HOME/. Type rpm --prefix=/opt -ivh PGPCommandLine906Linux.rpm and press Enter. 3. If you have an existing version of PGP Command Line installed on the system. to a known location on the system. If you have Stuffit Expander. PGPCommandLine906Linux. 5.tgz to a known location on your system. Untar the package. 4.pkg. To install PGP Command Line on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Installation Procedure You need to have root or administrator privileges on the system on which you are installing PGP Command Line. The Mac OS X PGP Command Line application. Double-click the file PGPCommandLine906MacOSX.The HP-UX PGP Command Line application. Follow the on-screen instructions. To install PGP Command Line on Mac OS X Installation Procedure To install PGP Command Line onto a Mac OS X system: 1.rpm. pgp. .rpm and press Enter. You will get the file: PGPCommandLine906Linux.tar. Download the installer application PGPCommandLine906MacOSX. By adding the option --prefix to the rpm command. 4.pgp. pgp. it will automatically uncompress this file into PGPCommandLine906MacOSX. is installed by default into /usr/local/bin/. 6. To install PGP Command Line onto a Red Hat Enterprise Linux system: 1. 2. After you run PGP Command Line for the first time. is installed by default into /usr/bin/.pkg. Download the installer application. pgp. you can install PGP Command Line to a location other than the default. The Red Hat Enterprise Linux PGP Command Line application. Type rpm -ivh PGPCommandLine906Linux.tar and then untar it into PGPCommandLine906MacOSX. Double-click PGPCommandLine906MacOSX.

5. you need to install the required versions of libraries: attempting to run PGP Command Line after installation will produce an error unless the following versions are installed: o libstdc++ ver.1 (or higher) Installation Procedure You need to have root or administrator privileges on the system on which you are installing PGP Command Line. You will get the file: PGPCommandLine906Solaris.2 packages or higher from www.6. * For Solaris 8 and 9.pkg. is installed by default into /usr/bin/.tar. uninstall it. 1. It is not necessary to change them. Download the installer application.pkg and press Enter. At the first prompt.8 (or higher) o zlib ver.4 (or higher) o libiconv ver. the install application "pkgadd" will ask if you want to change the ownership/group on these directories.2. you must set the shell environment variable LD_LIBRARY_PATH to include the path /usr/local/lib (or wherever the library is installed). To install PGP Command Line on Solaris Before You Install Before you install PGP Command Line on Solaris 8 or 9. 1. Untar the package. do the following: * Check which version of the standard C++ library you have installed: you need to have version 5 or higher to use PGP Command Line. Type pkgadd -d PGPCommandLine906Solaris. If you have an existing version of PGP Command Line installed on the system. 5 (or higher) o libxml2 ver. and so on.This command installs the application binary in the directory /opt/bin/pgp. enter "1" or "all" to install the package. You will need to edit the environment variable LD_LIBRARY_PATH to include the new library path for the software to function in a location other than the default. libraries in /opt/lib. The Solaris PGP Command Line application. To install PGP Command Line onto a Solaris system in the default directory: 1. 3. pgp. but as an admin you may do so if you wish.3. PGPCommandLine906Solaris. This library is included with the libs-gcc-3.sunfreeware. to a known location on your system. 2. 2.com. .3 and gcc-3. 4. * Check the location of the standard C++ library: if this library is installed in the default location of /usr/local/lib or in any location other than /usr/lib. If the directories /usr/bin and /usr/lib are not owned by root:bin.

6. You will be asked to enter the path to the package’s base directory. to a known location.pkg and press Enter. is installed into: C:\Program Files\PGP Corporation\PGP Command Line\. You will get the file: PGPCommandLine906Win32.pkg. Download the installer application. PGPCommandLine906Win32. Download the installer application. 3.tar. Untar the package. PGPCommandLine906Solaris. At the first prompt. Close all Windows applications.To install PGP Command Line onto a Solaris system in another directory: 1.msi.zip. To install PGP Command Line on Windows Installation Procedure To install PGP Command Line onto a Windows system: 1. Double click on PGPCommandLine906Win32. to a known location on your system. 6. 4. 2. Type pkgadd -a none -d PGPCommandLine906Solaris. restart your machine. You will get the file: PGPCommandLine906Solaris. If you have an existing version of PGP Command Line installed on the system. libraries will be installed to /opt/lib. Follow the on-screen instructions. uninstall it. 5. Note that you need to edit the environment variable LD_LIBRARY_PATH to include the new library path so that PGP Command Line can function in this location.zip. and so on. For example. its home directory will be created automatically in the user's home directory: C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\My Documents\PGP\. --------Licensing . 2. The Windows PGP Command Line application. the binary will be installed to /opt/bin/pgp. 4. 3. If prompted.msi. Unzip PGPCommandLine906Win32. Application data is stored in the directory C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\ Application Data\PGP Corporation\PGP. After you run PGP Command Line for the first time. This will force an interactive installation. pgp.exe. 5. if you enter /opt. enter "1" or "all" to install the package.

and then you uninstall PGP Command Line 8. For example: pgp --license-authorize --license-name "Alice Cameron" --license-organization "Example Corporation" --license-number "aaaaa-bbbbb-ccccc-ddddd-eeeee-fff" Refer to the PGP Command Line User's Guide for more information about licensing.5 * If you install PGP Command Line 8.0.0.0. This requirement does not affect versions of PGP Desktop that are supported for use with PGP Command Line 9. ---------------------Additional Information This section includes important information about using PGP Command Line.1 and greater do not require this. Use --license-authorize to license PGP Command Line. so this requirement is moot. Resolution: PGP Desktop 8. PGP Command Line 9. you will only be able to list the keys on your keyring. only basic functionality will be available. Note: As PGP Command Line does not operate normally until licensed.5 on a Windows system that has PGP Desktop 8.x * No known issues at this time. * --license-number <Number> Where <Number> is a valid license number. and export keys. PGP Command Line 8. view a fingerprint. * --license-organization <Org> Where <Org> is the name of your company.0. If you use PGP Command Line without entering a license or after your license has expired. Versions 8.3 or below.3 and earlier are not supported for use with PGP Command Line 9.PGP Command Line requires a valid license to operate. ---------------------Using PGP Command Line PGP Command Line uses a command-line interface: you type commands at a command prompt using the following syntax: pgp command [option] <argument> . you must then also uninstall and reinstall PGP Desktop to restore it to proper operation.1 and greater. The following options are required: * --license-name <Name> Where <Name> is your name or a descriptive name. PGP Desktop 8.5. you should license it immediately after installation.0.

com. ------------Documentation Documentation for PGP Command Line includes HTML-based online help for Windows and Mac OS X. -------------------------Contacting PGP Corporation For general information about PGP Corporation.com or visit the Documentation forum on forums. please visit the Support page of the PGP website: www.com For any other contacts at PGP Corporation. please go to: forums.com/support/ To access the PGP Command Line section of the PGP Support forums. use the --help command: pgp --help Refer to the PGP Command Line online help files. which is included with PGP Command Line on all platforms. and Red Hat Enterprise Linux. "Pretty Good Privacy". Send email to pgpdocs@pgp. man pages.pgpsupport. or the PGP Command Line User's Guide for more information about using PGP Command Line.pgp.html --------Copyright Copyright © 1991–2006 by PGP Corporation. . and the PGP Command Line User's Guide (in PDF format) on all platforms.com/company/contact. Additional information about PGP technology and cryptography is available in An Introduction to Cryptography.pgpsupport. and other countries. HP-UX.pgp. please visit the PGP Web site: www. please go to the Contact Us section of the PGP Web site: www. "PGP". Solaris.pgp. man pages for AIX. Documentation feedback is welcome.S. to get assistance with the commands available in PGP Command Line.For example. All Rights Reserved.com For Product Support and Customer Service. and the PGP logo are registered trademarks of PGP Corporation in the U. All other registered and unregistered trademarks in this document are the sole property of their respective owners.