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Encryption Services - Upload & Assign A Third Party Key

Prerequisites

Active encryption services, see Add Hosted Services.

Summary

The Echoworx mail encryption gateway supports both generation and importation of secure keys, and/or certificates to instantly accommodate established credentials. Standards supported include both S/MIME and PGP credentials.

This article will demonstrate how to upload and attach a private PGP key to an email account.



1. In a web browser navigate to the ITSolutionsNow encrypted mail gateway: https://securemail.myhostedservice.com//

 

2. Login using the administrative credentials supplied for the mail encryption services
Please note these credentials are not the same used to access email, and are unique to the client space. To request credentials either click the, "Forgot Password," link or email support@itsolutionsnow.com with the account holder name, domain name, and last four digits of the billing credit card.

 

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3. After a successful login locate the credentials section and click the link for Manage Credentials.

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4. In the Credentials Management page click Add Private Key.

 

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5. Enter the following information:

  1. Credential File: Navigate to the location of the PGP or S/MIME file, and select it for upload
  2. Email: The primary email address to have an assigned key.
  3. Password: The associated password.
  4. Credential Type: Specify the credential type that will be uploaded

After the information is entered click OK.

 

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6. Once the key has been uploaded the window will close, and the browser will again return to the Credentials Management screen. Click Add Certificate, to upload a third party certificate file.

 

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7. As requested in the window, fill in the following information:

  1. Credential File: Navigate to the location of the PGP or S/MIME file, and select it for upload
  2. Email/Domain: The primary email address, or domain to have the certificate assigned.
  3. CN Type: Type match for field 2
  4. Credential Type: Specify the credential type that will be uploaded

After the information is entered click OK. The window will again close and return to the Credentials Management screen generate and manage secure keys as necessary.

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What Is Next?

Create Mail Policies,

Install The Outlook Encryption Add-In,

Mail Keywords & Conditionals.

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