Dennis Lambe Jr.
malsyned at cif.rochester.edu
Wed Mar 31 16:07:06 CEST 2004
On Wed, 2004-03-31 at 07:14, Thomas Bulka wrote:
> as a GnuPG-Newbie I want to ask a very basic general
> understanding question.
> If I generate a key, is it supposed to work only
> with the email-Address I entered during the generation
> I mean, can I sign mails sent from another adress with this
> key or am I supposed to create another key for every address I use?
You could sign mail from other addresses, but it wouldn't be quite
right. You don't have to generate a completely new key for each email
address, though. You can add additional "User IDs" to your key, as you
can see I've done with mine. Just run gpg --edit-key your_key_id and
then at the key editing prompt, enter "adduid" and follow the prompts.
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