Decrypt Issue

Paul R. Ramer free10pro at
Tue Sep 10 09:45:48 CEST 2013

"Diaz, John, A" <JDiaz at> wrote:
>Paul, got it figured out.  Programmer too stupid.  The path to gpg.exe
>had changed, and I didn't catch it.
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Paul R. Ramer [mailto:free10pro at]
>Sent: Saturday, September 07, 2013 2:22 PM
>To: Diaz, John, A
>Cc: gnupg-users at
>Subject: Re: Decrypt Issue
>On 09/04/2013 01:54 PM, Diaz, John, A wrote:
>> Mainframe calls .bat file that calls C# application that calls second
>.bat file to call GnuPG to decrypt a file. Once decrypted, other stuff
>happens, e-mails are sent, blah, blah, blah.
>> Here's the issue: When the mainframe calls the .bat file to start the
>process, the decryption returns:
>> Decrypt error :gpg: armor header: Version: GnuPG v1.4.9 (AIX)
>> gpg: public key is 07F7097A
>> gpg: encrypted with ELG-E key, ID 07F7097A
>> gpg: decryption failed: secret key not available
>> if I list the keys on the server that this is running I see the key
>> Here's the goofy part: If I login to the server with the credentials
>that the mainframe uses to call the first .bat file, and manually run
>the .bat file that starts the whole process, it runs correctly.
>Hello John,
>When you say that you log in to the server,  are you logging into a
>user account on the server?  And do you get a command prompt (i.e. you
>are ssh-ing into your server)?
>PGP: 0x3DB6D884
>PGP Fingerprint: EBA7 88B3 6D98 2D4A E045  A9F7 C7C6 6ADF 3DB6 D884
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Well, I am glad you figured it out. :-)


Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.
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