Import PGP Secret Keys
John W. Moore III
jmoore3rd at bellsouth.net
Tue Jan 2 22:38:45 CET 2007
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
John Rowan wrote:
> I need to import public and private keys created by PGP 8.0. GnuPG allows
> me to import the PGP keys, but it imports all of them as public keys. I
> tried to run > gpg --import --allow-secret-key-import " <filename> ", but it
> still imported the PGP private key as a public key in GnuPG. Am I missing
> something here? Ultimately, I need to be able to read files encrypted by
> PGP without having to generate new keys to do so. I must use the existing
> keys. At some point, I will need to also encrypt files using these same
> keys. Thanks in advance for the help.
OK, John; perhaps I'm missing something, BUT, which version of 'GnuPG'
are You using? Are You 'Exporting" both the Secret & Public Key to the
You appear to be using Outlook XP and unless you're using the
appropriate version of GnuPG that could be the issue. Personally; I
require more information about the Installation and parameters being
used to offer advice.
Now; under the Heading of " Not What I Want to Hear"; might I suggest
You switch from Outlook v. 9 to Thunderbird w/Enigmail? Would this
change screw up an Enterprise environment?
Timestamp: Tuesday 02 Jan 2007, 16:37 --500 (Eastern Standard Time)
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.4.7-svn4392: (MingW32)
Comment: Public Key at: http://tinyurl.com/8cpho
Comment: Gossamer Spider Web of Trust: http://www.gswot.org
Comment: My Homepage: http://tinyurl.com/yzhbhx
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
More information about the Gnupg-users