Key consistency checks

This requirement has been approved by Jonathan Wiltshire <> 1 year, 9 months ago.

Potential problems

Every Debian member needs a GPG key of sufficient strength. In addition, all keys should be certified so we can link them to a real-world identity.

The normal requirements are:

If the key does not meet these requirements, and you would struggle to create one which does, contact Front Desk.

This check will be approved manually by Front Desk as the application progresses.

Keycheck results

OpenPGP fingerprint C3A5 0484 0B67 8260 DA12 766A D25D 611C 8E19 2076
Main key key_encryption_expires_soon key_size_2048 (last updated: 2018-06-14 03:05 UTC)
UID Benda Xu <heroxbd,> ok, 3 non-DD sigs, 2 DD sigs:
  • C38E8160A17841FE: Aron Xu <>
  • 1E1356881DD8D791: Osamu Aoki <>
UID XU Benda <heroxbd,> ok, 4 non-DD sigs, 1 DD sigs:
  • 1E1356881DD8D791: Osamu Aoki <>


Date Author Action Content Public
2018-06-24 11:16 jmw req_approve Requirement approved yes
2018-06-24 11:16 jmw - Approved on the basis of planned replacement when circumstances permit. yes
2018-06-14 03:09 orv - Hi, I live in a village of population 50 in Japan and it has been quite difficult for me to find a key-signing party. I am going to relocate to Beijing soon and will migrate to a new key when the circumstance allows me to. yes