Password reset

David Shaw
Tue Aug 21 00:53:02 2001

On Mon, Aug 20, 2001 at 06:39:32PM +0000, Subba Rao wrote:

> I have created my keys a while ago but have not used it as much as I wanted
> to. The worst part of it is that now I am begining to exchange some work
> files with my team and I cannot remember my password. Now I cannot sign the
> keys they sent to me. Everytime I use the "--sign-key" option, I am prompted
> for a password. I have tried all from the set of passwords I use.
> Is there any way to reset the password on this key? I would like to avoid
> creating a new key.
In short, no. That is a feature. Remember: if you can reset your password and regain access to a key, so could the Bad Guys. David -- David Shaw | | WWW +---------------------------------------------------------------------------+ "There are two major products that come out of Berkeley: LSD and UNIX. We don't believe this to be a coincidence." - Jeremy S. Anderson