Deleting Keys on Keyservers

Brian Minton
Wed, 27 Dec 2000 17:13:55 -0600

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On Wed, Dec 27, 2000 at 09:49:55PM +0100, Martin wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> im just curious. Is there a way to delete a key from a keyserver?
> Are there any ways to edit keys on keyservers at all?
Generally, no. While some keyservers will allow you to email the administrator and ask for your key to be deleted, the chances are that it will have already propogated to the other servers. If all you want to do is add a userid, that will be easy to do. If you want to delete a key or userid, I suggest instead that you revoke it, if you still have the secret key available. Then upload the revoked key to the keyservers. Note that if you are using gpg, you will make a seperate revokation certificate which must be imported before sending it to the keyservers (in the case of revoking the entire key). - -- Brian Minton Caution: in case of rapture, this computer will be unoccupied! PGP 0xE177AFF0 fingerprint AB94 E395 78CE 0967 2542 A7B3 178C 3E66 E177 AFF0 -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.0.4 (GNU/Linux) Comment: For info see iD8DBQE6Snesp0PPDCS0QgIRAhxFAKCYLGcUmudlGe6oCwMr3hPEeIL2UACeMVGF aiTFmC68pcNdNRazWOGM6Bc= =VUyL -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- Archive is at - Unsubscribe by sending mail with a subject of "unsubscribe" to