From Masterkey to subkey

Andrew Gallagher andrewg at
Tue Mar 7 15:29:40 CET 2017

> On 7 Mar 2017, at 08:40, Bill Dangerous <billdangerous at> wrote:
> Indeed, my old master key which is now a subkey, has all the flags (SCEA), and I don't know how to change that. I would like to limit flags to SE

I would strongly recommend against that. I would create completely new subkeys, including (especially!) an E subkey with no other capabilities, and expire that weird subkey ASAP. You'll still be able to decrypt any messages encrypted to it, but it won't be used for any new messages. 


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