Subject: Re: Beer...and keys.
To: Miles Nordin <carton@Ivy.NET>
From: Andrew Brown <At.Brown@morganstanley.com>
Date: 12/17/2003 18:56:35
> ab> i need to revoke that key we made last time because i've
> ab> forgotten the passphrase. doh! i can't, can i?!
> No, you can. Just use the revocation certificate that you created at
> the same time you generated your key. The revocation certificate's
> potency is not subject to a passphrase---it can't be, because you're
> meant to distribute the revocation certificate through the same
> channels as your public key, if your key is compromised, so that
> everyone knows it's revoked.
> You did make a revocation certificate when you generated your key,
> didn't you? It's standard procedure.
> Yeah I thought so. I didn't make one, either.
ah-hah! i have remembered it! now...what should i do such that i
shall not forget again? hmm...where's my little cf card...
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