Problem with revoking my old key

David Shaw dshaw at
Fri Jan 27 01:44:28 CET 2006

On Thu, Jan 26, 2006 at 11:42:06PM +0100, Daniel Löfquist wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> This is my first post on this mailinglist so please bear with me ;-)
> I've had a gnupg-keypair for about 4 years and the public key is published on
> several keyservers. Recently however my key has been compromised so yesterday I
> decided to make a new one. First I made a revocation certificate for the old key
> using "gpg --revoke-gen --output revoke_old_key.asc daniel at".
> The revocation certificate looks like this:

Do this:

  gpg --import revoke_old_key.asc

So the key on your keyring is revoked.

Now upload the key to the keyserver:

  gpg --keyserver --send-key daniel at


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