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djib 03-12-2007 05:35 PM

Revoking GPG key with only passphrase and public key
 
Hello,

I'm not sure whether this is the right place for such a post... so please let me know if another forum is more appropriate.

Here is the story: a few years ago I created a GPG key without an expiration date. I did create a revocation certificate but I can't find it.
Now I want to remove that key from key servers. I still remember the passphrase and I have the public key. Is there any chance I could revoke my key?
Otherwise is there a possibility to ask for a key being removed from key servers given that I can prove my identity and that I am the owner of the email address associated to it.

Thank you for your help.

live_dont_exist 03-13-2007 02:30 AM

Sorry :(

http://lists.gnupg.org/pipermail/gnu...ry/011891.html

Cheers
Arvind
p.s.... If you can prove your identity I guess the administrators might co-operate and manually remove the key.

djib 03-13-2007 04:20 AM

Ok, thanks.
I'll let you know if I manage to get the admins to remove it.


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