how to revoke a key?

JanuszA.Urbanowicz JanuszA.Urbanowicz
Mon Mar 25 16:30:01 2002

Micha Holzmann wrote/napisa=B3[a]/schrieb:
> Hello,
> a friend has lost his passphrase. He created a revocation ceritificate,
> but do not know how to revoke it at the key servers.
> I told him first he should import the revocation certifikate into his
> keyring and afterwards he should export his key and send this export
> to the key-server.
> First he sent me his exported key. I was able to import it and saw that
> it is revoked. But the transfer to the keyserver fails.
> I tried to find information with google, but nowhere was an exact example.
> So i am not really sure if my insctrucions where ok.
> gpg was started as following:
> gpg --send-keys --keyserver revoked-key.asc

after you import the key, you send it to keyservers via=20

 gpg --send-keys --keyserver <keyID>

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