GPG on different machines
Mon, 31 Jul 2000 10:39:53 +0200 (CEST)
On Sun, 30 Jul 2000, Subba Rao wrote:
> I have installed GPG on 2 different machines. The different user accounts on these
> machines are identical. Very likely, I plan to have 2 sets of keys for each user account,
> one for each machine. Are there any good practices regarding the number of keys a user
> may have?
A lot of users have two, one at work and one private for instance. There
are no rules. But a different key for each machine seems a bit much. I'd
have to have dozens of keys. Help.
> Once the keys are generated, where do I keep the public key? Is there a public
> server for the GPG public keys?
There are public keyservers, like horowitz.surfnet.nl, pgpkeys.mit.edu,
wwwkeys.eu.pgp.net. If you look in ~/.gnupg/options, you will find a field
"keyserver." Just use one of these servers in that field and export your
> Thank you in advance.
> Subba Rao
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