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Complete the Activation Wizard

This Help Center article is for Postini, a suite of Google services that's now discontinued. If you're searching for instructions related to Google Apps, see the Google Apps Help Center. For instructions related to Google Apps Vault, see the Vault Help Center.

During the activation process for the message security service, you receive the following three emails:

  • Registration confirmation email: This email provides registration details, confirms that your registration was successful, and enables you to review your account information. Details include your activation domain (for example,, company name, address, contact information, and the name of the service that you ordered.
  • Setup email: Use the information in this email to begin the process of activating your service. The setup email provides you with an activation key, as well as a link to the setup wizard. Using the setup wizard, you can submit details about your account, including your domain name, administrator login address, and password.
  • Activation email: You receive your activation email within two business days of completing the setup wizard. The activation email includes your MX record information and other details that you'll need to complete the activation process.

When you receive your setup email, click the link to the Setup Wizard to begin activation.

For detailed instructions on completing the activation wizard and for other details about the activation process, see the Activation Guide.

See also the Successfully Deploying Message Security video.


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