[ic] Security risk of storing orders on server

John1 list_subscriber at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Jul 5 14:31:10 EDT 2004

On Sunday, July 04, 2004 10:44 PM, list-account at webpagina.nu wrote:

>> I assume that a good solution would be to only store the private
>> encryption key on the server (not both the private and public key).
>> Does anyone know how to remove the public key from the keyring?  I
>> am using GPG.
> Why would you want to remove the public key? Nobody can do anything
> with it but encrypting messages. If you remove it from your keyring,
> how do you expect people to use it and make encrypted messages which
> only you can decode. If you want to secure anything, you should
> remove the private key from your server and store it elsewhere, like
> on a client pc where you read your mail on
Oh yes, I meant private key.  I now see that you remove a keypair with:
gpg --delete-secret-key <name>

and then can just import the public key.

Perhaps I should have done a web search first before posting - thanks for
your reply.

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