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Charith De Silva
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Hi,

I'm new to PGP + email encryptions. If any one have clear documentation how to encrypt your email using PGP please put it forward. I downloaded some sample and tried to run but it gives following error.



Please let me know how to find more information for this.

Thanks
charith

 
Pat Farrell
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PGP or GPG are fairly user hostile. Most folks use a plugin for their mail client to do the hard work.

For example, if you use Thunderbird, you can install the Enigmail plugin.
 
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@Pat Farrell

Thanks for your reply. But I need to do this at the application level. I need to encrypt my mails generates via application written in jee. Looking forward to your response.
 
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Charith De Silva wrote:But I need to do this at the application level. I need to encrypt my mails generates via application written in jee. Looking forward to your response.


Then look at the source code for EnigMail or the RFCs. You may also want to look at the OpenSSL libraries

In principal, you use PGP/GPG to encipher the clear text message, and attach the ciphertext as a mime-type in the outgoing email. Reverse on incomming.
 
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