Changeing the expiry date of a sub key

Hauke Laging mailinglisten at
Tue Jun 17 07:18:19 CEST 2014

Am Mo 16.06.2014, 20:04:14 schrieb john s.:
> Please help me to understand what is going on here when I attempt to
> change the expiry date of a sub key.

> john at erica:~/Desktop$ gpg --edit-key C6A5A9DB

> gpg> expire C6A5A9DB
> Changing expiration time for the primary key.

The command is just "expire".

And as you did not select the subkey with "key 1" before, the expire 
command refers to the mainkey.

> Key is valid for? (0) 5
> Key expires at Sat 21 Jun 2014 07:47:35 PM EDT
> Is this correct? (y/N) y

This does not change anything as the mainkey was already valid for five 
days before the --edit-key.

Crypto für alle:
OpenPGP: 7D82 FB9F D25A 2CE4 5241 6C37 BF4B 8EEF 1A57 1DF5
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