PGP Encryption Problem
jkaye at celerasystems.com
Tue Apr 4 19:21:02 CEST 2006
Newbie here, so please forgive me if this is common knowledge, but this
problem is somewhat pressing...
I have created a key with GnuPG. I have exchanged keys and fingerprints
with someone using PGP 6.5. I can encrypt files and send them, and they can
decrypt them. But when they try to encrypt a file to send to me, they have
a problem with my key:
sig? 0x00000000 (Unknown signator, can't be checked)
This sounds like the key is unsigned, but I thought it was signed by default
with the --gen-key. When I try to edit the key, it tells me:
"my key ID here" was already signed by key C4BB83C2
Nothing to sign with key C4BB37C2
In fact, when I create and send a new key, they try to import it and see the
Looking for new keys...
DSS 1024 0xFBE42E2A 2006/03/31
keyfile contains 1 new keys. Add these keys to keyring ''? (Y/n) Y
1 new key(s)
One or more of the new keys are not fully certified.
Do you want to certify any of these keys yourself (y/N)? y
Key for user ID:
1024-bit DSS key, Key ID 0xFBE42E2A, created 2006/03/31
Users cannot encrypt to this key.
Any thoughts/advice/instruction would be extremely welcome...
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