PGP Authentication

The PGP authentication method checks the entire message of an update request against the public key record.

Note the + at the beginning of each line in the key. This seemed to be necessary to have the key record be accepted.


key-cert:           PGPKEY-7C9BD43C
method:             PGP
owner:              Eric Krichbaum 
fingerpr:           79F3 730B 6486 C7FE 3C27  B7DB E9DB 0D4A 7C9B D43C
certif:             
+-----BEGIN PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK-----
+ Version: PGP Desktop 10.1.0 (Build 860)
+ 
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+ =nkhB
+ -----END PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK-----
mnt-by:             MAINT-AS1234
changed:            admin@customer.com
source:             BBOI

Once the key record is in place, the next step is to adjust (or add) the auth: line in the maintainer record to use it.
   mntner:      MAINT-AS1234
   descr:       Company's Name
   admin-c:     AC1
   tech-c:      TC1
   upd-to:      admin@customer.com
   auth:	PGPKEY-7C9BD43C
   notify:      admin@customer.com
   mnt-by:      MAINT-AS1234
   changed:     admin@customer.com
   source:      BBOI

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