having trouble with encrypted mail - thunderbird, enigmail,
estafford at pixelengineers.com
Fri Sep 24 01:33:06 CEST 2004
Well, I think I solved this one.
After I exchanged keys, apparently the secure ring for one of the
accounts dissapeared, [????]
I have no idea how. I did a --list-secret-keys and it said there were
I recreated the keys, exchanged them again, and now it is working.
Thanks for all the suggestion..
Aleksandar Milivojevic wrote:
> Ed Stafford wrote:
>> I can read signed mail with success, but trying to decrypt
>> encrypted mail returns an error that there is no secret key
>> available. I have not found any information on the web to help
> Have you checked that you have correct secret keys installed on
> both computers? Have you checked that you encrypted with correct
> public key? You need public keys A and B on both computers, secret
> key A on coputer A, and secret key B on computer B. Than on
> computer A you encrypt with public key B, and on computer B you
> decrypt with secret key B. You can check what secret keys are
> installed with gpg --list-secret-keys. You might also want to
> check trust relationships. If you were exporting/importing keys,
> you might need to set trust manually using gpg --edit-key keyid,
> you usually want to set your private/secret keypair to be
> ultimately trusted. Trust is not exported/imported with a key.
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