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Re: Extending Expiration Date of an Already-Expired GPG Key



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Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Saturday 21 February 2009 16:04:21 Robert L Cochran wrote:
>> My gpg key expired last month and I didn't notice it till today. I used
>> gpg --edit-key to extend the expiration date by a year, then I sent it
>> to one of the key servers, subkeys.pgp.net. Is this an acceptable
>> practice? Google searches yielded a few comments suggesting that an
>> expired key could be revoked and a new key generated. I'm unsure what
>> accepted practice is.
>>
> Easy test - sign a message here and I'll import the key.  If it shows
the new
> expiration date you have no problem.
>
> Anne

Thanks, Anne! I signed it!

Bob

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