Revoking Keys

David Shaw dshaw at
Sun Jul 10 15:54:10 CEST 2005

On Sun, Jul 10, 2005 at 12:22:54PM +0100, Graham wrote:
> Recently I generated some keypairs with their relevant revocation 
> certificates, but was not able to save my new keyrings before the PC 
> crashed :-(
> I am therefore dependent on using an old keyring without these new keys 
> plus the revocation certificates.  I am not clear exactly how to revoke 
> the keys I've generated and now have lost.  I've looked up the man 
> pages and the html howto but they just refer to generating a revocation 
> certificate and use
> revuid
> But how do I revoke keys on the keyserver so I can generate new ones?

I'm afraid I don't understand exactly what you do and don't have left
from your crash.  Do you have the secret keys for the keys you want to
revoke or not?


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