Having one set of keys for a large group?

JanuszA.Urbanowicz JanuszA.Urbanowicz
Fri Sep 28 18:59:01 2001

Tom Chitty wrote/napisa=B3[a]/schrieb:
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> First, I'm relatively new to GNUpg, and I have what may be a very obvious
> question.
> If there is a group of say 12 people, at different locations around the
> country. They will all be generating documents on a new product, and want=
> share the data with the other 11 each time a new document (or update to an
> old one) is created. Instead of having to encrypt the document 11 differe=
> times, and mail it 11 times, isn't there an easy way to use one key pair =
> that all 12 people have the public and private key? That should allow user
> 'A' to encrypt the file once, mail that file to the other 11 people, and =
> 11 recipients use the same private key/passphrase combination to decrypt =
> Thanks in advance for your reply.
Each one should generate own key. Then you should encrypt it once for individual users' keys: all users will be able to decrypt it: gpg -ea -r user1 -r user2 ... file Alex --=20 C _-=3D-_ H| Janusz A. Urbanowicz | ALEX3-RIPE | SF-F Framling | | = * =09 ; (_O : +-------------------------------------------------------------+ --= +~|=09 ! &~) ? | P=B3yn=B1=E6 chc=EA na Wsch=F3d, za Suez, gdzie jest dobrem ka= =BFde z=B3o | l_|/=09 A ~-=3D-~ O| Gdzie przykaza=F1 brak dziesi=EAciu, a pi=E6 mo=BFna a=BF po d= no; | | =20