Decryption Fails on UserName but not on EmailAddress ???

Laurent Jumet laurent.jumet at
Sat Sep 26 08:40:59 CEST 2009

Hello nschroth !

nschroth <nschroth at> wrote:

> I have been reading previous posts on this topic but have not found my
> answer.
> 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 the
> recipient, Decryption WORKS.
> Can anyone offer some reasons for this?  Did we gen or export or import the
> key incorrectly?

    May be there are two similar usernames or part of them in your keyring.

Laurent Jumet
      KeyID: 0xCFAF704C

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