OpenPGP Module FAQ

Below are answers to questions often asked about the EFT OpenPGP module.

1. How are PGP keys stored? Are they on file system or in a database?

They are stored on the file system.

2. How are PGP keys (especially private keys) protected?

They are stored in a PGP key ring file outside the areas available to connected users. Private keys protected by a passphrase are encrypted based on your chosen cipher.

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