Decryption Fails on UserName but not on EmailAddress ???
dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Sat Sep 26 01:42:22 CEST 2009
On Sep 25, 2009, at 7:19 PM, nschroth wrote:
> I have been reading previous posts on this topic but have not found my
> When I ENcrypt on BoxA using -r UserName, decryption on BoxB errors
> with :
> "decryption failed: secret key not available".
> However, doing the same test using the email address associated with
> recipient, Decryption WORKS.
It sounds like you have two keys. When you use "-r username" you're
matching one of them. When you use "-r emailaddress at example.com"
you're matching the other one.
Check your keyring to be sure: do a "gpg --list-keys username" to see
all keys that match that name.
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