Keyservers and subkeys

Jason Harris
Tue Jul 15 23:28:03 2003

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On Tue, Jul 15, 2003 at 09:24:20PM +0200, Johan Parin wrote:

> The other question is, should I be worried about the fact that I tried
> to upload the key to and that the key is now present
> on  many servers in a crippled form without the encryption subkey?

> "invalid subkey binding" - what's this? Should I worry?

No.  The same binding signature is on one subkey twice (seen here on

pub  4096R/FC7A4EF0 2003-06-25 Johan Parin <>
     Key fingerprint =3D A5EC D7BD FA2F 2CEF 925A  FA8F 7A0C 8365 FC7A 4EF0
New!  attempt to lookup keyholder on
sig  0x13  FC7A4EF0 2003-06-30  [selfsig]
sub  1024D/9B2958B0 2003-06-25
     Key fingerprint =3D 9D19 2F66 9919 1012 4BE2  7F07 0570 C490 9B29 58B0
sig  0x18  FC7A4EF0 2003-06-25 [keybind, hash: type 2, 5f 00]
sub  4096g/287E0AFC 2003-06-25
     Key fingerprint =3D 6BE8 8BAC 9B0C FE19 E6F7  745D EA56 7C95 287E 0AFC
sig  0x18  FC7A4EF0 2003-06-25 [keybind, hash: type 2, 06 e0]
sig  0x18  FC7A4EF0 2003-06-25 [keybind, hash: type 2, 5f 00]

but both subkeys are importable (from the surfnet LDAP server
and now, anyway).

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