[Mimedefang] PGP encyption of outging email

Andrzej Adam Filip andrzej.filip at gmail.com
Thu May 7 07:58:31 EDT 2009

Steffen Kaiser <skmimedefang at smail.inf.fh-bonn-rhein-sieg.de> wrote:

> On Wed, 6 May 2009, pete wrote:
>> Is there a method for encrypting outgoing email using PGP (or other
>> methods). I am thinking of doing this on a per recipient basis. I.e encrypt
>> email to people I regularly email and leave plain the rest.
> If you search CPAN, you find tons of PGP / GnuPG modules unfortunatly. I 
> made a quick search for PGP & MIME (so you don't fiddle with the MIME 
> structure yourself) and there are a few as well, e.g. Mail::GnuPG.
> The most problem I see is that you have to open your secret key to 
> MIMEDefang. As I understand your mail so, that you are using a 
> single-person system, this drops down to how secure your server is and if 
> you trust the system to hold your key without passphrase or in
> pgp-agent.

To encrypt outgoing email only public key (of the recipient) is required.
Secret/private key (of sender) is required for *signing*.

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