Need help for decrypt
Vlad "SATtva" Miller
sattva at pgpru.com
Mon Jan 19 18:22:45 CET 2009
Lai, Thomas (19.01.2009 07:15):
> Hello Vlad "SATtva" Miller,
> Your answer is very helpful.
> The first option is ok, however about the second,
> I could not find the option --passphrase-file in command gpg.
> The gpg version I used is gpg (GnuPG) 1.2.1.
Your version is antique! Consider upgrading it on first occasion.
> I find another option --passphrase-fd; I found it had the similar
> function as --passphrase-file.
> Anyway, really appreciated for your such good and quick reply.
> Thank you and Best regards,
> Thomas Lai / FIL - Dalian
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Vlad "SATtva" Miller [mailto:sattva at pgpru.com]
> Sent: Saturday, January 17, 2009 4:50 AM
> To: Lai, Thomas
> Cc: Gnupg-users at gnupg.org
> Subject: Re: Need help for decrypt
> Lai, Thomas (16.01.2009 15:35):
>> Is there any way to decrypt files without entering my private key's
> Yes. You could remove passphrase from your private key (do --edit-key
> [your_key], then passwd, and finally save). Or you could write your
> passphrase in some text file and supply it to gpg with --passphrase-file
> parameter. Both options could be just fine or quite dangerous depending
> on your security considerations and actual environment, I'll leave that
> part alone.
SATtva | security & privacy consulting
www.vladmiller.info | www.pgpru.com
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Size: 513 bytes
Desc: OpenPGP digital signature
More information about the Gnupg-users