It was time to finally replace my old GPG key. I created the key in 2008 and from today’s perspective a 1024 bit DSA key is really weak. Thus, today I decided to move to a new key and created a 4096 bit RSA key.
My old key was
And the new key is:
For those of you who already trust my old key I created a transition note which is signed by both my old and my new key.
To import my new key to your key chain you can use the following command:
The new key is already signed by the old key. Those of you trusting my old key may verify the signature using:
To sign the new key execute the following command:
And it would be nice if you upload the signed to one of the key servers:
You are of course free to give me a call in order to verify the fingerprint ;-)