Migrating from PGP to GPG question

Smith, Cathy cathy.smith at pnl.gov
Fri Mar 5 19:04:38 CET 2010


Thanks for your suggestions.  They worked.



Cathy L. Smith
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-----Original Message-----
From: gnupg-users-bounces at gnupg.org [mailto:gnupg-users-bounces at gnupg.org] On Behalf Of David Shaw
Sent: Friday, March 05, 2010 6:00 AM
To: John W. Moore III
Cc: Smith, Cathy
Subject: Re: Migrating from PGP to GPG question

On Mar 5, 2010, at 7:39 AM, John W. Moore III wrote:

> Hash: SHA512
> Laurent Jumet wrote:
>> Hello Smith, !
>> "Smith, Cathy" <cathy.smith at pnl.gov> wrote:
>>> I've tried using the --yes option without success to suppress this
>>> interactive prompt doesn't pop up.  This encryption does need to run in a
>>> batch job.  What do I need to do in order all interactive prompts are
>>> surpressed, and that the assumption is they are answered "yes".
>>    Try using:
>> --batch
>> --yes
>> --no-tty
> Why not try adding to gpg.conf
> trust-model always
> This will suppress the prompt/warning as well.

This would be my advice as well.  The web of trust is generally a useful thing, but in environments where the keys are only provided by the batch owner, it does not add much that is useful to the equation.


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