GPG Keychain: Error searching key

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12 Nov, 2018 02:32 PM

Please repeat your search and see if it works then. Should the problem persist, file a support request via System Preferences > GPG Suite > Send Report. Please copy the entire error message into the description field and add the search term you used for your query. We recommend to include the debug log, since that provides additional helpful information to solve your problem.

Search keys failed! (No route to host)
Code = 32810
Error text:
gpg: error searching keyserver: No route to host
gpg: keyserver search failed: No route to host

Search key result

macOS                   10.14       18A391
GPG Suite               2017.3      2081    (9658b70)
GPGMail -
GPG Keychain            1.4.2       1403    (128637e)
GPGServices             1.11.2      969     (e5438f7)
MacGPG                  2.2.3       900     (cead4f9)
GPG Suite Preferences   2.1.1       993     (05eb1a6)
Libmacgpg               0.8.2       829     (943132e)
pinentry           9       (db18340)
  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Steve on 14 Nov, 2018 03:41 PM

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    Hi Pau,

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

    You are running a very old version of GPG Suite. Could you update to GPG Suite 2018.5 and let us know if the problem then persists? Sadly the key servers have been a bit unreliable lately. This could be related to the fact that they were abused to distribute magnet torrent links. We are looking into details and hope they will soon stabilize again.

    All the best,

    PS: To benefit from the latest security fixes from apple, you may want to check for pending macOS updates in the MacAppStore. General info about Apple security releases including the latest macOS release.

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