Copy Current GPG Installation to Another Server

Clark Rivard CRivard at
Tue Mar 17 22:09:43 CET 2015

I tried all of the options below but still got the "HTTP fetch error 7".   

I used the "sha1sum" option and got the expected result - does this verify the integrity adequately?  

-----Original Message-----
From: Doug Barton [mailto:dougb at] 
Sent: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 3:46 PM
To: Clark Rivard
Cc: GnuPG Users
Subject: Re: Copy Current GPG Installation to Another Server

On 3/17/15 1:42 PM, Clark Rivard wrote:
> I ran the recv-key command again and got a message about "requesting key...from hkp server pool..." but then got "HTTP fetch error 7 couldn't connect: No error"
> Any ideas?

Try it a few more times, you may have gotten a bad server from the pool. 
If it still doesn't work, try the following:


... and of course all of this assumes that the systems in question have network connectivity ...


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