Problems interacting with keyserver on Linux

Hölzel hoelzelj at
Tue Jul 24 13:39:10 CEST 2018

Hello Werner,

excuse my double post; I had some mailserver issues and was not sure whether the mail has been sent.

Thank you very much for your help! That indeed pointed me to the right issue (DNS resolver not running).
For reference attached the output of the command below.


On Tue, 24. Jul 09:07, Werner Koch wrote:
> Hi agains
> different subject so I didn't read that before replying to the other
> mail.
> > gpg: error searching keyserver: No such file or directory
> > gpg: keyserver search failed: No such file or directory
> Might be a DNS problem: Similar to the other report you mentioned,
> please run
>   dirmngr -v --debug dns --no-use-tor --server
> and enter
>   keyserver --resolve --hosttable
> what does it show? 
> Salam-Shalom,
>    Werner
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