[Q] : verify an encrypted signed file.

Lars Geiger Lars.Geiger@gmx.net
Mon Aug 20 10:37:01 2001

Hi Gerik,
On Mon, 20 Aug 2001, at 15:49:28 +0100, you wrote:

G> how do Bob verify that an encrypted and signed file send was signed
G> by Alice ? the gpg --verify did not work if the file is encrypted.
G> any suggestion ?

That's because the signature is encrypted along with the data. So you
have to decrypt first before you can verify. Try

gpg --decrypt "filename" | gpg --verify

Or is there a simpler way for this which I am missing?


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