Wed Aug 27 17:04:01 2003
Thanks! That worked.
On Aug 27, 10:23am, Eugene Smiley wrote:
> Subject: Re: Re-using keys
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> Ross Druker wrote:
> > I have a user who has been using a Windows version of pgp. I've
> > recently compiled and installed a Unix version of gnupg. The user
> > asked me if they could re-use their Windows keys in the Unix
> > system. But from what I've read, I need to generate a new
> > public/private key pair for the user using gpg --gen-key. Is this
> > correct? Or is there some way to "import" their existing keys.
> Incorrect. You CAN import into GPG a key exported from PGP. You must
> first export the key with the "Include Private Keys" optionbox
> checked. Import it into GPG normally and it will recognize the secret
> key and act accordingly.
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>-- End of excerpt from Eugene Smiley
Ross Druker Rohm and Haas Co.
RDruker@RohmHaas.com Philadelphia, PA
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