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

Werner Koch wk at
Fri Jan 22 12:00:27 CET 2021

On Thu, 21 Jan 2021 15:05, Erich Eckner said:

> 2021-01-21 14:41:32 dirmngr[3623955.6] DBG: dns: libdns initialized (tor mode)
> 2021-01-21 14:41:32 dirmngr[3623955.6] DBG: dns:

Your are using Tor for DNS queries, that is the actual DNS server is  Tor mode is used if you are running the Tor client or the Tor
browser.  Put no-use-tor into dirmngr.conf and to get DNS debug messages
add "debug dns".

> getsrv( Verbindung im DNS geschlossen

(Yes, I known, GnUPG has two many debug stuff i18n).

> I wonder, though, why the tried things differ on both machines - both run
> arch linux with gnupg 2.2.26 and libgcrypt 1.8.7, no gpg.conf.

Any proxy, Tor software running.  You may try "disable-ipv6" or
"disable-ipv4" in your dirmngr.conf.

FWIW, "gpgconf --show-versions" gives information on the used libraries,
CPU, etc.



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