Best practice for periodic key change?

Jerome Baum jerome at
Tue May 10 08:05:16 CEST 2011

On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 07:42, Grant Olson <kgo at> wrote:

> Okay, yeah, if the CA sets up the card, authenticates it with their
> signing key, and ships it to you, then there would never be a separate
> master key, no problem there.  I get the feeling the card won't like it
> if you try to create a software signing key, but I'm not sure how that
> will work.  I do have a spare card here if you want me to test this.

Oh, and yes please do test it -- practical results are helpful.

Jerome Baum

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