Error "Need the secret key to do this" Encountered During adduid command in UNIX
jernst at invacarecontractor.com
Mon Feb 10 14:44:50 CET 2014
Hi - I just used --export for it.
After looking at it further, I did wonder whether or not it was a result of exporting the file off of one UNIX machine and importing it onto another (again, using just --export). Would you know if movement like that between machines should create an issue? I was figuring the key could be exported from one UNIX machine and imported to another, but I did not know if the machine ID was part of the key.
From: MFPA [mailto:2014-667rhzu3dc-lists-groups at riseup.net]
Sent: Monday, February 10, 2014 7:24 AM
To: Jim Ernst on GnuPG-Users
Cc: Jim Ernst
Subject: Re: Error "Need the secret key to do this" Encountered During adduid command in UNIX
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On Thursday 6 February 2014 at 8:37:53 PM, in <mid:82c7c50932ef43c78e10e855391fca03 at CO2PR07MB475.namprd07.prod.outlook.com>,
Jim Ernst wrote:
> Hello All -
> I am trying to add a second uid to a key via adduid. I have exported
> the key from my production UNIX box to and exported it to a test UNIX
> box. When I try to use adduid I get the following:
> Need the secret key to do this.
> Has anyone experienced this and if so what is the solution? I am
> logged into the UNIX under the same ID that created the key. Any help
> is greatly appreciated.
Did you export the secret key using "--export-secret-keys" or just the public key using "-export?"
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