Making new keys

Werner Koch
Thu, 11 Nov 1999 11:20:55 +0100

"Allan K. Neal" <> writes:

> How is the easiest way to make a new key pair without messing up my
> keyrings. I have several keys in the public keyring signed my my key,
> however my key expires in December, so I will be needing to create a new
The easiest way is to replace only the encryption key (create a new one the old one will not be used anyway because it will expire) and change the exiration time of your main key ("gpg --edit" then "expire") -- Werner Koch at keyid 621CC013