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Set the OpenPGP cipher algorithm

Karla Marsh
EFT

THE INFORMATION IN THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO:

  • EFT v7.2 and later

EFT v8.0 and later store Advanced Properties in a JSON file. When you upgrade from EFT v7.4.x to EFT v8, the non-default settings that you have defined in the registry will be added to the Advanced Properties file during upgrade. (Default settings become part of the EFT configuration files.) For a more on how to use advanced properties, and a spreadsheet of the advanced properties, please refer to the "Advanced Properties" topic in the help for your version of EFT.

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The following advanced properties can be used to set the OpenPGP cipher algorithm.

Prior to v8, add the properties below to the registry:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\WOW6432Node\GlobalSCAPE Inc.\EFT Server 7.2\

v8.0.0 and later:

Add the advanced properties below to the AdvancedProperties.json file:

Properties:

 PGPEncryptingAlgorithm

Type: String

Default Value: CAST5

Acceptable values are "CAST5", "3DES", "AES256", "AES192", "AES128", "BLOWFISH", "TWOFISH", and "IDEA". The string values ARE case-insensitive.

Cached: yes

Backup/Restore: yes

​PGPEncryptingAlgorithm will be overridden if AutoSelectPGPCiphers is true.

AutoSelectPGPCiphers

Description: Enables or disables auto-select PGP ciphers. (Overrides PGPEncryptingAlgorithm.)

Type: DWORD

Default Value: true

Cached: yes

Backup/Restore: yes

AutoSelectPGPMAC​

Description: Enables or disables auto-select PGP mac hash.

Type: DWORD

Default Value: true

Cached: yes

Backup/Restore: yes

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