operating on remote files (Windows) using a UNC

Andre Heinecke aheinecke at intevation.de
Tue Jul 14 19:37:37 CEST 2015


Sorry for the late reply, gpg4win-users-en would probably have been a better 
place for this question.

On Tuesday, June 30, 2015 09:57:55 PM Charles Spitzer wrote:
> Whenever I attempt to operate upon a remote file using a UNC, it doesn't
> seem to find the file.
> C:\Users\cspitzer>gpg --decrypt "\\remote.machine.com\data\Vendor File
> Transfers\Archive\Input.2015-06-15.045720.csv.pgp" gpg: can't open
> `\\\\remote.machine.com\\data \\Vendor File Transfers
> \\Archive\\Input.2015-06-15.045720.csv.pgp': No such file or directory gpg:
> decrypt_message failed: No such file or directory

I stumbled upon this also once. You need to use forward slashes instead of 
backslashes for gnupg to work with UNC paths e.g.:

gpg2 --decrypt //remote.machine/encrypted.gpg


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