finding a key by email on

Walter Truitt
Wed, 2 Aug 2000 08:39:01 -0500 (CDT)

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On  1 Aug, Sam Roberts wrote:

> Is this possible?
> I know I can get keys and addresses by key-id, and that gpg does that
> automatidally, but what if I want to encrypt to somebody who I know has
> a public key on, who's key is likely signed by somebody I trust,
> but who's key id or public key I don't know? Do I have to get him to
> email me his key, then check for confirmation that it's his?
> Sam
You can search for the person on the key server using his name or address. Then when you download the key, it will have the signature of the person you trust. You don't need the key id to get the key from the key server. -walter ---2135352688-851401618-965223560=:7351 Content-Type: APPLICATION/pgp-signature -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.0.0 (SunOS) Comment: For info see iD8DBQA5iCR4iLUKb039nx4RAtm/AKCqibZMx2KpiSQG4LoTGrFcoywcfACeOaaN HRd/M5lQxLhO41mubRUT5ao= =yMWI -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- ---2135352688-851401618-965223560=:7351-- -- Archive is at - Unsubscribe by sending mail with a subject of "unsubscribe" to