Which key is used when more than one are valid?
John W. Moore III
jmoore3rd at bellsouth.net
Mon Jun 18 00:24:16 CEST 2007
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David Shaw wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 17, 2007 at 02:49:21PM -0400, Jean-David Beyer wrote:
>> My gnupg file that I get with edit-keys myuid
>> contains, among other things:
>> sub 2048g/48FF0850 created: 2007-02-24 expires: 2008-02-24
>> sub 4096g/124E0663 created: 2007-06-17 expires: 2009-06-16
>> How do I know which key is used when sending e-mail?
>> Or is this a Thunderbird question?
> GnuPG picks the subkey for you unless explicitly told which one to
> use. In the above case, it would pick the second key, as it is more
However, 'Account Settings' within Thunderbird does allow You to select
which Key to use _if_ Enigmail is also Installed.
Timestamp: Sunday 17 Jun 2007, 18:24 --400 (Eastern Daylight Time)
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