No Option for Passphrase when Creating Keys
There seems to be no option for inputting a passphrase, please help!
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Support Staff 1 Posted by Luke Le on 04 Apr, 2018 05:26 PM
in this case "password" refers to passphrase and is used interchangeably.
Most users new to OpenPGP are more familiar with the term password, which is why we're trying to introduce that terminology change.
2 Posted by Kenyon on 04 Apr, 2018 08:51 PM
My password doesn't work for the passphrase.
Support Staff 3 Posted by Luke Le on 04 Apr, 2018 09:14 PM
The password you choose is the one which will be used in the future for your GPG key. It's not your macOS user password or anything similar, it's a completely new password. And you have to repeat it under "confirm:" (which should definitely be named clearer)
Support Staff 4 Posted by Steve on 04 Apr, 2018 10:50 PM
Just to clarify: have you already created a key or are you looking to create your first OpenPGP key?
A good guidance for new users is our Getting Started Tutorial.
Support Staff 5 Posted by Steve on 18 Jul, 2018 02:11 PM
Closing, since no further user feedback was received. Should your problem persist, feel free to re-open this discussion any time.
All the best, steve
Steve closed this discussion on 18 Jul, 2018 02:11 PM.