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03 Oct, 2018 06:31 PM


Just created a GPG key pair and my client needs the below details. I dont see where to get these any ideas?

Encryption Algorithm (Example: AES256, AES192, AES128)
Signing Algorithm (Example: SHA512, SHA256)

  1. 1 Posted by David Collantes on 04 Oct, 2018 10:45 AM

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    When you write "my client," which client are you referring to?

  2. 2 Posted by Mento on 05 Oct, 2018 09:12 AM

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    Hi bhacker,

    to show the algorithm preferences of your key do the following:

    1. Activate the expert settings
    2. Open GPG Keychain and select your key.
    3. In the menu bar select "Key" -> "Algorithm Preferences…"

    Be careful to not modify these values or your key could stop to work!
    Do not forget to disable the expert settings when you are done.

    Regards, Mento

  3. Steve closed this discussion on 01 Jun, 2019 07:07 PM.

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