Creating signatures with expiration time

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at
Thu Apr 14 06:05:18 CEST 2011

On 04/13/2011 10:43 PM, Jesus Cea wrote:
> My idea was to create a signature with a expiration date, so signatures
> should be renewed every year. The OpenPGP Standard documents this type
> of signature <>, but
> GPG doesn't seems to have the option to create them.

Look in the man pages for --default-cert-expire and --ask-cert-expire.

If these do what you want, you can also set them in ~/.gnupg/gpg.conf so
that you don't have to supply them on the command line every time.



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