Unable to change passphrase
raubvogel at gmail.com
Thu Apr 25 23:33:22 CEST 2013
On Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 5:17 PM, sansay <sansay1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am completely stumped.
> I can't change the passphrase on a gpg key. Here is the whole interaction:
> bash-4.1$ gpg --edit-key 8267977F
> gpg (GnuPG) 2.0.14; Copyright (C) 2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
> This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
> There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
> Secret key is available.
> pub 2048R/8267977F created: 2013-01-16 expires: never usage: SC
> trust: unknown validity: unknown
> sub 2048R/3F32FB05 created: 2013-01-16 expires: never usage: E
> [ unknown] (1). am_prod <navsrv at blackhole.sm.net>
> Command> passwd
> Key is protected.
> You need a passphrase to unlock the secret key for
> user: "am_prod <navsrv at blackhole.sm.net>"
> 2048-bit RSA key, ID 8267977F, created 2013-01-16
> gpg: cancelled by user
> Can't edit this key: General error
> Thanks for your help.
So you entered the old passphrase and it cheerfully ignored you?
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