Remote Commands that can be used during Challenge / Response

  • Article ID: 109371
  • Updated: 01 Oct 2010

Sophos SafeGuard Disk Encryption 4.60

Client OS

Windows 2000 Professional SP4, Windows XP SP3

Server OS



Which Remote Commands can be carried out via Challenge / Response?


One of the following actions can be carried out:

- Uninstall

User can uninstall Sophos SafeGuard Disk Encryption. This type of uninstallation is only appropriate if the system administrator is not on site.

Hint: The challenge code cannot be created within the PBA, but only during an uninstall.

- Set new user password

User can change their password, for example, if they have forgotten the old one or increased the waiting time for PBA too
much by entering the incorrect password several times.

Hint: It is not possible to assign a new password for the user SYSTEM via Challenge/Response.

- One time logon

User is granted access to the affected computer for the duration of one work session (logon).
The counter for invalid logon tries (PBA) will be reset

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