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waiting times in trial version of the PGPBlackBox

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Posted: 08/16/2006 04:26:35
by elmar dietz (Basic support level)
Joined: 08/16/2006
Posts: 1

Hi Eldos team,
I want to replace a encryption/decryption modul we are using in our company by your PGPBlackBox. For this reason I loaded your trial-version of the PGPBlackBox. Now I made a test with encryption and decryption of files. I messured a time lower than 1 second for decryption. But encryption needs approx. 11 sec. Do you have a waiting time in the encryption method PGPWriter.EncryptAndSign() ? If yes, can you say me how long an encryption needs with a full license of the PGPBlackBox?
Thanks, elton
Posted: 08/16/2006 04:50:57
by Eugene Mayevski (Team)

Yes, as the nag screen informed you, there are time delays (they are random, but quite significant) in various functions. The delays are removed when you purchase a license.

Unfortunately, I can't tell you exactly what time is necessary to perform this or that operation.

Sincerely yours
Eugene Mayevski
Posted: 05/10/2016 03:24:39
by Marek Otulakowski (Basic support level)
Joined: 05/10/2016
Posts: 8

We are testing your XMLBlackbox and we discovered that some methods take too much time for out needs (signing small XML, sized under 1kB takes 3 seconds). We understand that this is a feature of the trial version.
Is a refund possible if the full version would be too slow for our needs?

Best regards.
Marek Otulakowski
Posted: 05/10/2016 04:39:30
by Ken Ivanov (Team)

Hi Marek,

Thank you for contacting us.

On the one hand, delay-based evaluation limitations were removed from the product some time ago. In the current version the evaluation limits are operations-based (you can't exceed a certain number of component calls per one process), and not delay-based.

On the other hand, 3 seconds per one signing operation is definitely a fair bit longer than normal. Could you please specify the edition and the exact platform you are using the product on?

We don't offer refunds, but we can give you a time-limited fully functional license key so that you could evaluate the real speed of the product. Please request your key here.

Posted: 05/10/2016 08:15:24
by Eugene Mayevski (Team)

Marek, if you are using XAdES, for example, and it collects revocation information, then 3 seconds is pretty much possible value. Signing speed is much faster and should be done in a fraction of second. Also if you use the signing certificate on the hardware device (such as a token or a smartcard), then those devices are very slow, and 3 seconds is a normal speed for this device.

Sincerely yours
Eugene Mayevski
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