GPG Keychain: Sending key failed

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Gregor Aschwanden

07 Aug, 2017 01:34 AM

Send keys failed!
Code = 0

Error text:
gpg: sending key C21526B3 to hkps server hkps.pool.sks-keyservers.net
gpgkeys: HTTP post error 6: Couldn't resolve host 'hkps.pool.sks-keyservers.net'
gpg: keyserver internal error
gpg: keyserver send failed: Keyserver error

Expected
Sending succeeded

macOS           10.12.6     16G29
GPG Suite       2017.1b3    1812    (d43863c)
GPGMail         2.7b3       1215    (d0b5fa0)
GPG Keychain    1.3.3b2     1271    (028a4a2)
GPGServices     1.11        916     (872e77d)
MacGPG2         2.0.30-1b2  887-    (4912d26)
GPGPreferences  2.0.2b3     927     (641418e)
Libmacgpg       0.7         782     (536bf51)
pinentry        0.9.7       4       (b75069d)
  1. 1 Posted by Michael perez on 07 Aug, 2017 06:47 AM

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    BCPGv1.45

  2. Support Staff 2 Posted by Steve on 07 Aug, 2017 12:45 PM

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    Hi Gregor,

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

    This problem can have various causes.

    Please open Terminal.app, paste the following command and post the output into this discussion.

    nslookup hkps.pool.sks-keyservers.net

    Another question: Are you using Little Snitch or any other firewall-like software on your mac? If so, please temporarily disable that software and repeat the process. Can you then connect to the key servers as expected?

    @Michael Perez: did you post in this discussion here on purpose? If so why? Could you give some context please.

    All the best,
    steve

  3. 3 Posted by Gregor Aschwand... on 07 Aug, 2017 10:37 PM

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    Thank you Steve for the fast instructions!
    Somehow it worked today, with same settings as yesterday ... there may have been something in-between blocking DNS resolution.
    So all good now, thanks!
    Best regards,
    Greg

  4. Support Staff 4 Posted by Steve on 07 Aug, 2017 10:37 PM

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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.

    Best, steve

  5. Steve closed this discussion on 07 Aug, 2017 10:37 PM.

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