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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
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keys.sugarlabs.org is an OpenPGP [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Key_server_(cryptographic) key server] powered by the [http://code.google.com/p/sks-keyserver/ SKS] keyserver software.
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keys.sugarlabs.org is an OpenPGP [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Key_server_(cryptographic) key server] powered by the [https://bitbucket.org/yminsky/sks-keyserver SKS] keyserver software.
    
We use [http://www.monkeysphere.info Monkeysphere] to allow users to [http://web.monkeysphere.info/doc/service-authentication-ssh/ authenticate our SSH host keys] using their PGP web of trust. Future plans include [http://web.monkeysphere.info/doc/ssh-user-authentication managing user keys] (authorized_keys) as well. Monkeysphere regularly searches for and fetches (potential) [http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4880 OpenPGP] keys for all users to check for new and/or revoked keys, which causes some load on keyservers. In order not to annoy operators of (other) public keyservers, we run our own. As a nice side effect we contribute back to the OpenPGP community by being [http://sks-keyservers.net/status/info/keys.sugarlabs.org part of] the [http://sks-keyservers.net/overview-of-pools.php SKS keyserver pool], similar to what we do for [[Service/time|NTP]].
 
We use [http://www.monkeysphere.info Monkeysphere] to allow users to [http://web.monkeysphere.info/doc/service-authentication-ssh/ authenticate our SSH host keys] using their PGP web of trust. Future plans include [http://web.monkeysphere.info/doc/ssh-user-authentication managing user keys] (authorized_keys) as well. Monkeysphere regularly searches for and fetches (potential) [http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4880 OpenPGP] keys for all users to check for new and/or revoked keys, which causes some load on keyservers. In order not to annoy operators of (other) public keyservers, we run our own. As a nice side effect we contribute back to the OpenPGP community by being [http://sks-keyservers.net/status/info/keys.sugarlabs.org part of] the [http://sks-keyservers.net/overview-of-pools.php SKS keyserver pool], similar to what we do for [[Service/time|NTP]].
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