Can I replace a main key by a sub key?
wk at gnupg.org
Tue Jun 14 17:26:12 CEST 2016
On Tue, 14 Jun 2016 13:40, dirk at koeppen.name said:
> Now I would like to use the sign-service at https://pgp.governikus-eid.de/pgp/ which unfortunately does not support DSA.
Which means they do not support OpenPGP - DSA is a required (MUST)
algorithm in OpenPGP.
> Is there a way to make my main DSA key a subkey and the sub RSA key my
> main key ?
This is in theory possible but it does not help you because the
fingerprint of the primary (main) key will change.
It is better to create a new key and, if your really need it, add your
old keys to that new key as subkeys. Can be done with 2.1 without too
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