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From Apache Wiki <wikidi...@apache.org>
Subject [Jdo Wiki] Update of "KeysAtApache" by MichelleCaisse
Date Thu, 15 Nov 2007 23:46:44 GMT
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The following page has been changed by MichelleCaisse:
http://wiki.apache.org/jdo/KeysAtApache

The comment on the change is:
Interim changes

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  = Getting a key and having it signed =
  
- These instructions assume that you will use gnu gpg software for creating and signing keys.
Follow these steps to obtain a key and have it signed. 
+ These instructions assume that you use [http://www.gnupg.org/(en)/index.html GnuPg] for
creating and signing keys. Follow these steps to obtain a key and have it signed. 
  
-  1. Download software for creating and signing keys
+  1. [http://www.gnupg.org/(en)/download/index.html Download] GnuPg for creating and signing
keys
   1. Create your key. Note your key UID and fingerprint. You will need them later.
-  1. Sign your own key
+  1. Generate a revocation certificate.
+  1. Sign your own key [Happens automatically with gpg, apparently.]
   1. Upload your key to the key server at http://pgp.mit.edu/
   1. Publish your key to the KEYS file
   1. Get your key signed and sign other peoples' keys.
  
  == Using gpg to create and sign keys ==
-     Create key type DSA size 1024 public.
-     private elgamal 4096 encryption key.
+ % gpg --gen-key
+ In response to the prompts,
+   * select DSA and ElGamal
+   * select key size, typically 1024 for DSA and 2096 for ElGamal
+   * select expiration date, typically 0 = key does not expire
+   * provide a user ID (your name, a comment, and your email address)
+   * enter a passphrase (should be long and it is important not to forget it)
+ 
+ For more information, see [http://www.gnupg.org/gph/en/manual/c14.html Getting Started in
the GNU Privacy Manual].
  
  == Uploading your public key ==
  
@@ -58, +66 @@

  
  It is best to verify the PGP signature, though.
  
+ = More information =
+ [http://www.gnupg.org/gph/en/manual.html The GNU Privacy Handbook]
+ 

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