Unable to Import Public Key

David Shaw dshaw@jabberwocky.com
Thu Jan 17 15:23:01 2002

On Thu, Jan 17, 2002 at 02:45:38PM +0100, Haberstock, Reiner wrote:

> how can I solve this Problem:
> D:\programme\GnuPGExch>gpg --import e:\test2.txt
> gpg: key BAADBBCD: no valid user IDs
> gpg: this may be caused by a missing self-signature
> gpg: Total number processed: 1
> gpg:           w/o user IDs: 1
> Key in File test2.txt comes via E-Mail from a internal Key-Server wich
> is used by one of our customers.

There is the right way and the less good way :)

The right way is to get the owner of BAADBBCD to sign their own key.
The less good way is to do:
   gpg --allow-non-selfsigned-uid --import e:\test2.txt


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