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Import and Export private GPG keys

In open-source projects where I need to store credentials for security reasons, I use a tool called blackbox. It uses GPG keys for encryption and key management.

When I now set up a new server and need access to those keys, I need to export them. In order to do that, we first need to find the key we want to use. We can do that by using the following command:

Once your key, export it one of those commands:

Once you moved the secret.asc file to another machine, you can import it again:

And now you are ready to use your private key on the other machine.

[sc name=”src” url=”https://stackoverflow.com/questions/5587513/how-to-export-private-secret-asc-key-to-decrypt-gpg-files-in-windows” ]

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