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Finding someone's certificate
Authored by: vroem on Feb 16, '04 04:31:49PM

Somebody says:

"I can accept PGP/GPG encrypted e-mail, and my public key should be available at your keyserver."

keyserver = certificate authority?
I checked verisign but his email doesn't seem to be registered.
Where do I find more certificate authorities and how do I access them? (Adressbook?)



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Finding someone's certificate
Authored by: P.R.Deltoid on Feb 20, '04 05:38:38AM

Keyserver and Certificate Authority are not the same thing; a Keyserver is merely a distribution system. A C.A. on the other hand issues the certificates and is responsible for ensuring their authenticity.

At present, there is no way to distribute the X.509 certificates supported by Mail in Panther other than by sending signed messages to individual users. Reading a signed message in Panther Mail automatically copies the public key for the sender from the message's signature into your keychain.

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To PC Users: "What gets into you all...? Is it some devil that crawls inside [your machine]?" -P.R. Deltoid

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