Copy Current GPG Installation to Another Server

Doug Barton dougb at
Tue Mar 17 22:15:07 CET 2015

On 3/17/15 2:09 PM, Clark Rivard wrote:
> I tried all of the options below but still got the "HTTP fetch error 7".

That would indicate that the system(s) do not have access to the 
Internet. Is that an expected result?

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

I can't tell you what is adequate for your situation. You have to make 
that judgement yourself.


> -----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:
> hkp://
> hkp://
> hkp://
> ... and of course all of this assumes that the systems in question have network connectivity ...
> Doug

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