Garbled data in keyservers

Wiktor Kwapisiewicz wiktor at
Mon Dec 10 16:25:36 CET 2018


I use an address I control, but the email was not even sent so I guess the error happened before the key hit the network.

Kind regards,

Dnia December 10, 2018 2:56:54 PM UTC, Damien Goutte-Gattat <dgouttegattat at> napisał(a):
>On Mon, Dec 10, 2018 at 02:25:08PM +0100, Wiktor Kwapisiewicz via
>Gnupg-users wrote:
>> On 09.12.2018 20:48, Stefan Claas wrote:
>> > Mind you in the 90's PGP key servers accepted also email and Usenet
>> > submissions, if i remember correctly. The keyword was then simple
>> > the word "add" in the subject line of an email.
>> [...]
>> I didn't manage to get it running though ("gpg: keyserver send
>failed: No
>> keyserver available"), probably it depends on some package that I
>don't have
>> locally.
>As far as I know, most keyservers nowadays no longer accepts key
>submission by e-mail. Those that still support the e-mail
>interface only do so to allow *querying* the keyserver, not
>*adding* any key; that is, they only support the INDEX and the GET
>commands, not the ADD command.
>- Damien

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