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Key Server

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GPG Key Server Operations

The server is the preferred keyserver (for various reasons expounded at length elsewhere).

Adding your key to the keyserver:

[jupiter]gpg --send-keys --keyserver
gpg: success sending to `' (status=200)

Telling gpg about the keyserver for retrieval operations: add this line to your ~/.gnupg/options file:


Retrieving a key from the keyserver:

[jupiter]gpg --recv-keys 85A92DCC                                   
gpg: key 85A92DCC: public key "Jim Hayward (RedHat Linux User) <>" imported
gpg: Total number processed: 1
gpg:               imported: 1

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