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Re: Sending gpg keys to keyserver

Thanks for the tips everyone - it wasn't the silver bullet I was after,
but that has given me some clues to investigate.

It turned out to be faster to fix my laptop and upload from there :-)
I will hopefully get some time to fully investigate what is wrong with
the desktop machine soon.

On 10/02/2021 01:30, Paul Wise wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 9, 2021 at 6:48 PM Ross Gammon wrote:
>> I have an upload stuck in the upload queue due to an expired key, and I
>> would like upload my newly unexpired key to the Debian keyservers so
>> that it is eventually unblocked.
>> But I get this error:
>> $ gpg -v --keyserver keyring.debian.org --send-key 'fingerprint'
>> gpg: sending key 0x<key> to hkp://keyring.debian.org
>> gpg: keyserver send failed: Connection refused
>> gpg: keyserver send failed: Connection refused
> That command works for me and looks like the correct one according to:
> https://keyring.debian.org/
>> 6. Today, realise the upload has silently failed due to expired key.
>> 7. Extend expiry date of keys forward two more years.
> It is a good idea to set a calendar appointment or at/systemd-run job
> to give you a reminder before the date. I'm doing the expiry update 3
> months before my expiry.
> https://riseup.net/en/security/message-security/openpgp/best-practices#set-a-calendar-event-to-remind-you-about-your-expiration-date
>> Any ideas on what configuration I might need to update?
> Maybe look at your firewalls, network or proxy setup, or use wireshark
> and tcptraceroute to see what is blocking the connection. Or try
> creating a temporary user on your machine, logging in as that,
> creating a new key with a test name/email and try sending that to the
> server, the result will give some more info on where the problem is.
> Also do that from another machine on the same network, or from a
> Debian Live system booted on your machine.


Ross Gammon
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