Keyserver lookup failure, redux

Patrick Brunschwig patrick at
Wed Sep 23 15:57:14 CEST 2015

On 23.09.15 10:25, Robert J. Hansen wrote:
>>   $ gpg -v --keyserver hkp:// --recv-key 0xD6B98E10
> quorra:~ rjh$ gpg -v --keyserver hkp://
> --recv-key 0xD6B98E10
> gpg: keyserver receive failed: No route to host

I can confirm that the exact above command works for me (on OS X), with
gpg 2.1.8:

gpg: no running Dirmngr - starting '/usr/local/gnupg-2.1/bin/dirmngr'
gpg: waiting for the dirmngr to come up ... (5s)
gpg: connection to the dirmngr established
gpg: data source:
gpg: armor header: Version: SKS 1.1.5
gpg: armor header: Comment: Hostname:
gpg: pub  dsa2048/D6B98E10 2008-07-30  Robert J. Hansen <rob at>


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