Create PGP Secret Subkey

You can create a new PGP Secret Subkey from the PGP Secret Key page.

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Follow these steps:

Procedure

  1. From the Administration menu, select Trading Partner > PGP > PGP Secret Key.
  2. Next to Create a new PGP Secret Subkey, click Go!.
  3. Enter the following information and click Next.
    Field Name Description
    Master Key Required. A key that is associated with every Subkey being created.
    Note:
    • Master Key is the PGP Secret Key.
    • Master key is used for authentication and signing of PGP Secret Subkey.
    • Expired Master Keys are not listed in the Master Key dropdown list for Subkey creation in UI.

      Expired Master Keys are not allowed for Subkey creation using REST APIs.

    Key Name Required. Unique name of the PGP Secret Key.
    Key Algorithm Required. Select the key algorithm as RSA, DSA, or ELGAMAL.
    Key Strength Required. Select the Key Strength value as per the Key Algorithm.
    Valid values are:
    • RSA - 1024, 2048, 3072, or 4096
    • DSA - 1024, 2048, or 3072
    • ElGamal - 1024, 2048, 3072, or 4096
    Key Validity (days) Required. Number of days the Secret Key is valid. The default value is '0', which sets validity period of a lifetime.
    Validate Expiry Optional. Key expiry validation during runtime.
    If you select the check box and the key has expired, the system stops the cryptographic operation. If you clear the check box and the key has expired, the system continues to perform the operation.
    Key Usages Required. Specifies the key usage and the supported types are Signing, Encrypt, and Authenticate.
    Note: Every key usage has a distinct cryptographic operation and performs only the specified function.
  4. After completing the PGP Secret Subkey configuration, review the settings on the Confirm page and click Finish.

Edit PGP Secret Subkey

You can edit the PGP Secret Subkey from the PGP Secret Key page.

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Follow the same steps as explained in the Edit PGP Secret Key topic.

Delete PGP Secret Subkey

You can delete the PGP Secret Subkey from the PGP Secret Key page.

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Follow the same steps as explained in the Delete PGP Secret Key topic.

Search PGP Secret Subkey

You can search for a PGP Secret Subkey from the PGP Secret Key page.

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Follow the same steps as explained in the Search PGP Secret Key topic.

List PGP Secret Subkey

You can list PGP Secret Keys profiles from the PGP Secret Key page.

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Follow the same steps as explained in the List PGP Secret Key topic.