10.13.2 GPG Suite 2017.2 not asking for password

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14 Dec, 2017 10:18 AM

OSX 10.13.2, GPGSuite 2017.2 is currently the newest version available.
When I use Finder/Services/OpenPGP: Decrypt File with a xxx.gpg file selected in a Finder window,
it decrypts the file! It does NOT ask for a password.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Steve on 14 Dec, 2017 10:23 AM

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    Hi JVC,

    welcome to the GPGTools support platform. Sorry you are having problems using GPG Suite.

    Please see this KB-article on how to manage passwords for your keys.

    This sounds like you stored your password in macOS keychain or are using the caching option.

    Let me know if after going through the KB you were able to setup gpg as you see fit.

    All the best,

    P.S.: We would kindly ask you to create a new discussion, whenever you need assistance with GPG Suite, even if your problem looks similar to the one you are replying to. While the symptoms are often very much alike, the root cause often differs. Having separate discussions allows to focus better on your particular issue.

    To proceed we have split your comment into a separate discussion.

  2. 2 Posted by JVC on 15 Dec, 2017 12:03 AM

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    Ah so! I did not understand the import of the System Preferences/GPG Suite settings. I will experiment. You may "close" the conversation. Thank you.

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Steve on 15 Dec, 2017 08:03 AM

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    Perfect. Glad, this is solved for you. I'm closing this discussion. Should you need further assistance or have questions you can re-open this discussion here or open a new one any time.


  4. Steve closed this discussion on 15 Dec, 2017 08:03 AM.

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