[Q] : verify an encrypted signed file.
Mon Aug 20 10:37:01 2001
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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