PGP Enrollment

To enroll into PGP Whole Disk Encryption, you must set an enrollment password on the NSMS Active Directory. If you do not already have a password set on the NSMS Active Directory, or you don't know what the password is, follow the below link and select 'reset a password in the NSMS domain':

Afterwards, download the appropriate PGP Desktop client installer for your Operating System (OS) and run it on the system you intend to encrypt. Follow the below documentation based on your OS.

PGP Desktop Installation

System Requirements

Supported Operating Systems

Windows 32bit or 64bit:

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 (Service Pack 4)
  • Windows XP (service pack 2 or later)
  • Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005 (requires attached keyboard)
  • Windows Vista (including Service Pack 1 and 2)
  • Windows 7 (including Service Pack 1)
  • Windows Server 2003 (SP 1 and 2) or 2008 (R2, SP 1 and 2)

Linux (32-bit or 64-bit):

  • RHEL/CentOS 5.4, 5.5, or 6.0
  • Ubuntu 8.04, or 10.04

Max OS X

  • Apple Mac OS X 10.5.x, 10.6.x, and 10.7 (Intel-based Macs only)


512 MB of RAM and 64 MB hard disk space

For the official list please see: