Card error when signing

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Jan Rychter

09 Oct, 2018 05:26 PM

Which of our tools is giving you problems? GPGMail

Attach a screenshot of the version info for all installed components (how to: https://gpgtools.tenderapp.com/kb/faq/where-can-i-find-version-info...): Attached.

Describe your problem. Add as much detail as possible. Signing E-mails produces the error message saying:

gpg: signing failed: Card error
gpg: signing failed: Card error

(please see screenshot).

This happens nearly every time I try to send a signed E-mail. If I remove my YubiKey (where my keys are stored) and insert it again, I can send a signed message, but only once. Subsequent signing will trigger the same error.

In all other usage of my YubiKey with GnuPG (2.2.10) I do not encounter these kinds of problems: I am able to use my keys multiple times without problems. Only the GPG Mail plugin has problems.

What did you expect instead

I expected that signing would work every time.

Describe steps leading to the problem.

Generate a message that requires signing, send it.

Are you using any other Mail.app plugins?

No.

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