Keyserver lookup failure

Kristian Fiskerstrand kristian.fiskerstrand at
Wed Jun 1 18:31:30 CEST 2016

On 06/01/2016 01:39 PM, MFPA wrote:
> I am running GnuPG 2.1.2 on Windows 10, using the pre-compiled
> binaries. Keyserver lookup keeps failing for me as follows:-
>> gpg -v --keyserver hkp:// --recv-key 0x251BCCEB547B7194
> gpg: using character set 'utf-8'
> gpg: keyserver receive failed: No keyserver available

what is the dig +trace output and any firewall blocking port 11371 anywhere?

Kristian Fiskerstrand
Twitter: @krifisk
Public OpenPGP certificate at hkp://
fpr:94CB AFDD 3034 5109 5618 35AA 0B7F 8B60 E3ED FAE3
"Excellence is not a singular act but a habit. You are what you do
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