PGP Authentication with gpg4win+ssh

Chris Horry zerbey at
Tue Oct 30 15:13:38 CET 2018

Yep did all of that, my auth key is in sshcontrol.  Pagent simply doesn't
see it, and ssh-add -l is blank.  If I connect my PGP smartcard it works
just fine.

If I do a gpg --list-keys my keys all show up just fine.

'Tis a mystery.


On Tue, Oct 30, 2018 at 12:08 AM NIIBE Yutaka <gniibe at> wrote:

> Chris Horry <zerbey at> wrote:
> > I also created an Authentication subkey for my other PGP Key, the only
> > difference being it's not on my Yubkiey but in my regular keyring with
> > Kleopatra.  This same key works just fine on my Linux boxes when I use it
> > for authentication between them but not in Windows.  PuTTY shows no keys
> > available in the agent and thus my login is rejected.
> >
> > Is there some setting I'm missing or does gpg4win only support PGP
> > authentication with SSH via a smart card?
> Your authentication subkey should be listed in .gnupg/sshcontrol, while
> it is automatically supported for Gnuk Token and OpenPGP card.
> For detail, I found this post:
> --

Chris Horry
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