gpg over ssh...

Atom Smasher atom at
Mon Mar 21 16:27:53 CET 2005

On Mon, 21 Mar 2005, Gerhard Siegesmund wrote:

> Almost. :-) But this is the other way round. I want to call gpg from the 
> other server to decrypt something. I have the feeling, that it is not 
> possible to send something for decryption to another server. This would 
> have been a great feature. Imagine signing your mails on another server 
> by calling your gpg at home. :)

just shuffle around the commands and add some options/commands to the gpg 

question: if you wouldn't want to store your secret key or type your 
password on the server, why would you want to authenticate from your 
server to your desktop? if your server is compromised, someone would be 
able to steal your password for your desktop and secret key, then log into 
your desktop and steal your secret key.

the only way to avoid that is by logging in to your desktop using one time 

what you're trying to do seems to offer little advantage over using gpg 
locally on the server.


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