port 80 keyserver access (was Re: GPG Recipients List)

David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Fri Dec 5 14:58:57 CET 2003

On Fri, Dec 05, 2003 at 02:39:58PM -0500, Jason Harris wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 05, 2003 at 08:15:35PM +0100, Per Tunedal Casual wrote:
> > Yes, it works with the web browser for me too. I misunderstood and thought
> > I could use port 80 with e.g. PGP (In PGP you set the ports for each key
> > server, so it would be easy to use port 80). That would have been useful!
> Hmm, this is _supposed_ to work (GPG 1.2.3):
> %gpg --keyserver x-hkp://keys.se.linux.org:80 --recv-key 0xd39da0e3
> gpg: please see http://www.gnupg.org/faq.html for more information
> gpg: requesting key D39DA0E3 from x-hkp://keys.se.linux.org:80
> gpg: request is "x-hkp://keys.se.linux.org:80/pks/lookup?op=get&search=0xD39DA0E3"
> gpg: no valid OpenPGP data found.
> gpg: Total number processed: 0

Hmm.  I get the same, but I can retrieve the key by telnetting to port
80.  I suspect the problem is that GnuPG's HTTP handler does not
provide the "Host:" header and keys.se.linux.org is a virtual host.


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