Cannot Create a Real Name
Thu, 21 Sep 2000 11:45:13 -0500
>You need a User-ID to identify your key; the software constructs the user id
>from Real Name, Comment and Email Address in this form:
> "Heinrich Heine (Der Dichter) <firstname.lastname@example.org>"
>Real name: "Jeff Rudichuk (Sys Admin) <email@example.com>"
>Invalid character in name
It looks like you're trying to put all the information into the Real
Name field, rather than just your real name. It will ask you for each
of those bits of info in turn. A session should look similar to this
Real Name: Jeff Rudichuck
Comment: Sys Admin
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
>I have tried to enter the name a varity of ways and always get the "Invalid
>character in name" error. I have in the past done this successfully, but
>for some unkown reason I now get this error.
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