How to disable/delete key from keyservers
Thu Jan 10 08:15:01 2002
On Wed, 9 Jan 2002, Josh Huber wrote:
> Manfred Mayer <email@example.com> writes:
> > Do i have to create a new key?
> If you don't want all the cruft in your current key, yes.
Note that you can delete keys from the key server if you a) have a copy of
the private key, which seems to be the case, are using certain OpenPGP
implementations that support this, and are using a key server that has
this feature enabled.
> > Does the keyserver delete the expired keys after a distinct time to
> > clean up the database.
> Generate a revocation cert, import the cert, and upload the resulting
> key to the keyservers.
Probably the best course of action, since there is no guarantee that
someone else wouldn't upload the original key back to the server after you