GnuPG --edit-key, help req.

Timo Schulz twoaday at
Fri Dec 30 20:14:13 CET 2005

On Wed Dec 28 2005; 00:36, Nicky wrote:

> What does the usage letters mean in the key listing?
>  usage: CS
>  usage: SEA
> What does SEA stand for? I think S and E stand for Signing and Encryption  
> respectively but what about A and C?

C = Certifying.
A = Authentication.

C is used to indicate the key can sign other keys.

A is a hint that the key might be used for authentication (logins for example).


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