Looking for a good port80 static-DNS keyserver

David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Wed Apr 29 18:26:28 CEST 2009

On Apr 29, 2009, at 9:03 AM, Brian Mearns wrote:

> So I've been "advertising" keys.gnupg.net as the place to get my key
> for a while now, but the round-robin DNS is kind of bugging me. I
> understand the purpose of it, but it's kind of a crap shoot: not
> infrequently, the address maps to a server that's down or buggy. I'd
> rather have one dedicated address for an sks I can use and refer
> others to, preferably one that's available on port 80. Any
> suggestions?

Why not just throw the key onto a web server and point people at it  
that way?  Part of the usefulness of a keyserver is to find keys that  
you don't know how to get otherwise.  In your case, you are telling  
people where to get it so that doesn't apply.


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