Problem with keyserver
fladerer at fnb.tu-darmstadt.de
Wed Jan 26 23:34:11 CET 2011
On Wed Jan 26, 2011 at 17:13:22 -0500, Jerry wrote:
> On Wed, 26 Jan 2011 16:21:26 -0500
> Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg at fifthhorseman.net> articulated:
> > On 01/26/2011 01:14 PM, Jerry wrote:
> > > Does anyone know if there is a problem with the following keyserver:
> > >
> > > hkp://keys.gnupg.net
> > >
> > > I have not been able to connect with it for several days now.
> > keys.gnupg.net is a DNS round robin.
> > if one of them fails, the other ones should be responsive at least.
> > from my perspective on the network, i see:
> > keys.gnupg.net. 86400 IN A
> > 184.108.40.206 keys.gnupg.net. 86400 IN
> > A 220.127.116.11 keys.gnupg.net. 86400
> > IN A 18.104.22.168
> > which are these machines:
> > 22.214.171.124: pgp.srv.ualberta.ca.
> > 126.96.36.199: pgpkeys.pca.dfn.de.
> > 188.8.131.52: zimmermann.mayfirst.org.
> > the last one (zimmermann.mayfirst.org, which i maintain) is functional
> > for me, at least.
> > the first one at least doesn't seem to be responsive at all right now,
> > though :(
> > you may also be interested in pool.sks-keyservers.net, which is
> > updated automatically.
> Thanks, I have added that URL. Now, if I might ask a stupid question,
> is there a specific port number that is used? I just want to make sure
> my firewall is setup correctly. Presently I have it setup to allow any
> port # for those URLs.
I think it's the Horowitz Keyserver Protocol (hkp) which typically
uses port 11371 (see ).
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