GPG email encryption cPanel

marcuszan

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Hi,

So I use email encryption for years now. I normally set this up locally by generating a keypair, and then provide my contacts with my public key. They obviously need it to encrypt emails they sent to me . I can decrypt because I have my private key.
Now I see in cPanel the option to import my public key. What possible purpose would this serve ?
I get it when importing public keys from friends, but my own public key ?

Thanks in advance
 

LucasRolff

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The keys you're referring to, I believe it's under SSL/TLS - those are for managing SSL certs for your websites for example - cPanel offers the possibility to import an existing cert to use.
 

cPanelMichael

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Now I see in cPanel the option to import my public key. What possible purpose would this serve ?
Hello @marcuszan,

The Encryption feature in cPanel acts as a GPG key generator and key storage front-end. It does not automatically integrate the key with email clients or Webmail applications.

Thank you.
 
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