Re: Generating 4096 bit key fails – why?

Daniel Baur mls at
Tue Oct 27 20:47:07 CET 2015

Am 27.10.2015 um 11:11 schrieb Felix E. Klee:
> As already mentioned in the October 2015 thread “Bad secret key” on
> <Gpg4win-users-de at>, I cannot generate a 4096 bit on
> my [OpenPGP card][1]. What could be the issue?

AFAIK the card doesn’t support 4096 bit keys. The webpage given by you
says the same AFAIS:

“Key lengths reducable to 1024 bit; key length of signature keys
increasable to 3072 bit. ”


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