Feature Request: MS Exchange Server IDs

David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Wed Feb 14 04:40:47 CET 2007

On Tue, Feb 13, 2007 at 01:53:08PM -0800, Crosland, Jerel wrote:

> I need to be able to add my MS Exchange Server ID to the list of user
> ids in my public key so that GPGol/gpg will be able to find it when
> another user in my Exchange environment who is also using GPGol tries to
> encrypt a message to me. Gnupg will not allow me to do so because it is
> considered an invalid email address. The ID which GPGol is using to try
> and find the public key looks like this:
> Of course I would rather it simply use my email address, then all would
> be well, but I can find no place in GPGol to configure this, so it must
> use the "MS Exchange Server ID" instead. I know that PGP has had this
> support for some time.
> Is the proper solution to simply do as David Shaw recommends, and use
> the --allow-freeform-uid option? If so, how can GPGol be configured to
> do this?

GPGol does not need to be configured for this and can find any user
ID.  The --allow-freeform-uid option is used when creating the key or
when adding the new user ID to the key.


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