encryption failed: unusable public key

Ashutosh N Sharma ashutosh.n.sharma at aexp.com
Fri Jun 22 23:36:54 CEST 2007

bash-2.03$ gpg -r "xpress (comment) <kannan.w.ganesan at aexp.com>" --encrypt
gpg: WARNING: using insecure memory!
gpg: please see http://www.gnupg.org/faq.html for more information
gpg: xpress (comment) <kannan.w.ganesan at aexp.com>: skipped: unusable public key
gpg: /export/home/xpress/ashu/readme.txt: encryption failed: unusable public
bash-2.03$ echo $?

when i go to $HOME/.gnupg- ls -la
bash-2.03$ ls -la
total 46
drwx------   2 xpress   logadmin     512 Jun 22 14:34 .
drwxr-xr-x 121 xpress   logadmin   12288 Jun 22 14:17 ..
-rw-------   1 xpress   logadmin    1147 Jun 22 14:32 pubring.gpg
-rw-------   1 xpress   logadmin    1147 Jun 22 14:32 pubring.gpg~
-rw-------   1 xpress   logadmin     600 Jun 22 14:32 random_seed
-rw-------   1 xpress   logadmin    2476 Jun 22 14:32 secring.gpg
-rw-------   1 xpress   logadmin    1280 Jun 22 14:32 trustdb.gpg

what we are missing-what i have done wrong...?

With Best Regards
Ashutosh Sharma
Enterprise Case, Communication, Billing & Payments

Email: ashutosh.n.sharma at aexp.com

American Express made the following
 annotations on 06/22/07, 14:37:02

"This message and any attachments are solely for the intended recipient and may contain confidential or privileged information. If you are not the intended recipient, any disclosure, copying, use, or distribution of the information included in this message and any attachments is prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please notify us by reply e-mail and immediately and permanently delete this message and any attachments. Thank you."

American Express a ajouté le commentaire suivant le 06/22/07, 14:37:02

Ce courrier et toute pièce jointe qu'il contient sont réservés au seul destinataire indiqué et peuvent renfermer des renseignements confidentiels et privilégiés. Si vous n'êtes pas le destinataire prévu, toute divulgation, duplication, utilisation ou distribution du courrier ou de toute pièce jointe est interdite. Si vous avez reçu cette communication par erreur, veuillez nous en aviser par courrier et détruire immédiatement le courrier et les pièces jointes. Merci. 

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