gpg: error retrieving 'erich at' via WKD: Connection closed in DNS

Stefan Claas spam.trap.mailing.lists at
Tue Jan 19 18:28:25 CET 2021

On Tue, Jan 19, 2021 at 6:26 PM Erich Eckner via Gnupg-users
<gnupg-users at> wrote:

> Advanced method is set up, direct method is not. The key has multiple UIDs
> (one for each of my email addresses). Or did I do something wrong when
> exporting the key to the WKD? Should I have removed the other UIDs there?
> (how?)

Hi Erich,

No, not wrong, but then WKD users would know your other email addresses
as well, I would say. In case you like to avoid that I would check GnuPG for
editing the key, e.g. removing the unwanted UIDs and then save and then
export for WKD.


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