setuping local/standalone keyserver

John Clizbe John at
Wed Jul 21 11:43:08 CEST 2010

Peter Pentchev wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 20, 2010 at 12:50:53PM +0530, Prasanth Thandra wrote:
>> Hi,
>> i configured gnupg 2.0.15 on RHEL4 which is a mialserver.
>> i am able to generate keypairs.
>> now i want to setup a keyserver either on localhost or as a standalone.
>> please let me know how to do the same.

Setting up a keyserver is relatively simple, but I'm not reading the use case
for a standalone keyserver. What is it you are wanting to accomplish?
For serving a small number of keys, which is typically the standalone model,
LDAP is more likely the better implementation.

> Start from
> I don't know if anybody has made an RPM of that; probably somebody has,
> but I'm not familiar enough with the various RPM distribution channels
> to check :)

Prebuilt RPMs as well as DEBs of the latest release should be available.

The nominal place for SKS support is the sks-devel list at sks-devel at
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