Key expiration in PGP (CKT)
gnupg at kubieziel.de
Wed May 12 18:24:18 CEST 2004
* Neil Williams schrieb am 2004-05-11 12:52:27:
> Jens Kubieziel wrote:
> >had a keysigning with a pgp 6.5.8-ckt user and he told me, that my key is
> >expired. He fetched the key from different servers and "all keys" showed
> >as expired.
> Ha! You can tell him he should use a working keyserver instead of all
> the broken ones out there!
I told him and he said he did. Maybe it's the same with many users ("I
never touched that ...")
> Tell him to use subkeys.pgp.net or keyserver.kjsl.com (where I got your
> key as shown above, valid and unexpired)
I suggested kjsl and random.sks.keyserver.pengiun.de.
> >Do you know if this pgp version couldn't handle the changed
> Get him to check with a working keyserver first, some versions of PGP
> might not be able to cope with keys where the expiry date of the key has
> been changed - but it's not your fault. You've got loads of signatures
> on that key, if he can't sign it, it's up to him to upgrade his PGP or
> keyserver options.
Jens Kubieziel http://www.kubieziel.de
Ralph Babel (rbabel at babylon.pfm-mainz.de)
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