[Q] Uploading my public key to a key server.
Sun May 11 05:25:02 2003
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> > I plan on starting to sign my emails, but that doesn't advertise my pub=
> > key, does it?
> It advertises the keyid of your signing key, which someone could then
> use to retrieve the key from a keyserver. Of course, it has to get to
> the keyserver first.
> Use "gpg --keyserver wwwkeys.pgp.net --send-key (thekeyid)"
> HOWEVER: DON'T DO THIS UNTIL YOU HAVE MADE A BACKUP AND A REVOCATION
Oh, thanks for the warning.
1) I have a revocation certificate. I printed a paper copy and put it in m=
wallet. I also encrypted and signed the file and put it in ~/.gnupg. Are =
the usual ways to safeguard the revocation certificate?
2) What do I need to backup? My private key?
I don't have a CD burner, so I don't really know how I can make a secure ba=
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