Remove Address From Key?

David Shaw dshaw at
Wed Dec 3 17:36:41 CET 2003

On Thu, Dec 04, 2003 at 09:17:59AM +1100, Dave Barton wrote:
> I have recently dropped one of my email addresses (eg.bmcs at
> and I want to remove this address from my key:
> ~> gpg --list-keys bmcs at
> pub  1024D/9ABF6F14 2002-11-11 Dave Barton <bmcs at>
> uid                            Dave Barton <bmcs at>
> sub  1024g/0B78C259 2002-11-11
> Is there a way of removing this address, without deleting my entire key.

You can revoke the old address.

$ gpg --edit-key 9ABF6F14

Enter the number of the user ID that you want to revoke, then
"revuid".  Follow the prompts.


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