Unable to encrypt file with private/public key
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Fri Dec 19 17:32:34 CET 2014
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Haritwal, Dhiraj wrote:
> Thank you all for your response.
> What I have learned so far from these threads is
> Signing always require a passphrase whereas encryption
> can be done without Passphrase & it requires a Key.
> Correct me if my understand is not correct.
Each key pair consists of a private key and a public key that are
Each user shares their public key with other people, but keeps their
private key to themself and protects it with a passphrase.
A signature is made with your own private key, which you need the
passphrase to use. The person verifying your signature needs only your
public key and does not need your passphrase.
> I was doing a mistake. I was trying to encrypt the file
> with Partner Key hence it was showing the warning.
> While sending the file to partner I have to use my own
> key which I have share with them to decrypt it.
To encrypt a file (or a message) to me, you need only my public key
and you do not need a passphrase. To decrypt the file, I need my
private key, which I need my passphrase to use.
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