How to cancel public key
patrick at mozilla-enigmail.org
Mon May 16 14:33:07 CEST 2005
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Gerrit Kruijer wrote:
> Hello Listers,
> i have a question regarding my public key's. Because there are some
> email-addresses i don't use anymore i want to update my keys.
> How can i do that?
> When i search the server i found three keys. Only one is needed.
You can revoke the keys you don't need anymore. Since you seem to be
using Enigmail, the easiest is to open the Enigmail OpenPGP Key
Management window, select the key you want to revoke, and choose "Revoke
key" from the context menu. Then, you can upload your revoked key to a
If you just want to revoke a user ID on your key, you can use the
function "Manage User IDs" and revoke just the user ID's your not using
anymore. Then, you can again upload the modified key to a keyserver.
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