Generating revocation certificate

Markus Reichelt ml at
Sat Apr 6 15:04:36 CEST 2019

* André Ockers <andre at> wrote:

> But when I tried to do the some thing in Bash I ran into the following:
> $ gpg -a --output andre at --gen-revoke andre at
> sec  4096R/F5FE3668 2014-07-31 André Ockers <andre at>
> Which is the fingerprint of the old key.
> What happened and what can I do?

you almost had it, just use the fingerprint of the key in question
instead of an email address:

gpg -a --output andre at --gen-revoke 7CD3FBC8F6005ED5

will create a revocation cert for the key you signed your mail with.


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