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Old 03-28-2006, 11:54 PM   #1
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I have noticed that GnuPG is limited to "only" 4 kbit keys. I was wondering, since ssh, for example, can use keys bigger than 8 kbit, if there is a way to get gpg to work with keys of about 8192 bits.

I was thinking about generating the key with an other program, and then importing the key into gnupg.

Is there a program wich can generate large rsa public / private keys? (Which would ideally work with GnuPG.)

Old 03-29-2006, 08:21 PM   #2
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Well, just for me to understand the concept, how could i convert the key into a *.p12 certificate, which i could use to sign documents with acrobat (from adobe, running on some windoze machine).

openssl pkcs12 -export -in new_cert.pem -out new_cert.p12
I have found and tryed something like this, but it won't seem to import (-in) the gnupg exported private key.

What would i have to do in order to convert a gnupg key (private or public) into a p12 certificate??



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