Questions about OpenPGP best practices
kgo at grant-olson.net
Tue Feb 26 01:06:00 CET 2013
On 2/25/13 5:54 PM, Peter Loshin wrote:
> 1. "Don't use pgp.mit.edu". Which keyserver *should* be used? I assume
> that a pool is better than a particular server; is there one
> particular pool that is preferred? What about
Yep, that's the one you want.
> 2. On keeping an encrypted backup of my secret key material, what
> method is recommended for doing that? (Presumably something like "gpg
> --export-secret-keys | gpg --output secretkeymatter.gpg --symmetric"?)
If you are using a passphrase, your secret key will already be
encrypted. I don't see any advantage to double-encrypting.
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