Offline Primary Key
faramir.cl at gmail.com
Tue Mar 2 20:11:16 CET 2010
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Werner Koch escribió:
> Another important point is that if you want to use an offline key you
> should create that key offline and export the subkeys to the online box.
> Doing this on the same box is a bit questionable. To me an offline key
> is one created on box which has never been and will never be connected
> to the net.
Well, but there may be some advantages in removing the primary key
from the computer, maybe you generate it in your home computer (which
you consider "safe"), and want to carry a copy of the subkeys in your
laptop (which you are afraid of losing).
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