Problem refreshing keys
jerry at seibercom.net
Thu Jun 14 12:24:00 CEST 2018
On Wed, 13 Jun 2018 23:22:19 -0400, Phil Pennock stated:
>On 2018-06-13 at 09:52 -0400, Jerry wrote:
>> On Wed, 13 Jun 2018 15:25:04 +0200, Werner Koch stated:
>> >The common problem on Windows: You can't use ' to quote; we Unix folks
>> >always forget about that. Use
>Bah, I just didn't know. :D I suspected though, which is why I
>mentioned typing interactively as a fallback.
>> gpg-connect-agent --dirmngr "KEYSERVER --hosttable" /bye
>> S # hosttable (idx, ipv6, ipv4, dead, name, time):
>> S # 0 hkps.pool.sks-keyservers.net (188.8.131.52)
>> Is that what it should be reporting?
>What version is it? Is there a newer version available?
> gpg-connect-agent --dirmngr "GETINFO version" /bye
>There have been a bunch of fixes for various DNS issues with dirmngr, I
>would expect to see something showing that it's a pool.
>You're talking to zimmermann.mayfirst.org, which works fine; I just
>overrode DNS for the pool and made sure that
>hkps.pool.sks-keyservers.net only reached that IP (/etc/hosts override)
>and I was able to retrieve a key fine, after which:
>> KEYSERVER --hosttable
>S # hosttable (idx, ipv6, ipv4, dead, name, time):
>S # 0 hkps.pool.sks-keyservers.net
>S # . hkps.pool.sks-keyservers.net
>S # . --> 1*
>S # 1 4 184.108.40.206 (hkps.pool.sks-keyservers.net)
>I suspect that you have an old dirmngr and the problems are fixed with a
>newer release of gpg4win.
gpg-connect-agent --dirmngr "GETINFO version" /bye
gpg-connect-agent: no running Dirmngr - starting 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Gpg4win\..\GnuPG\bin\dirmngr.exe'
gpg-connect-agent: waiting for the dirmngr to come up ... (5s)
gpg-connect-agent: waiting for the dirmngr to come up ... (4s)
gpg-connect-agent: connection to the dirmngr established
I have Gpg4win Version 3.1.1 (2018-05-03) installed. That is supposed to be
the latest version.
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