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GnuPG latest version (2.2.x) integration with B2Bi 6.x

After upgrade of B2Bi from 5.2.6.x to 6.1.1.0, we are no longer able to use GnuPG.

6.1.1.0 has supported OS for RHEL 7/8. Newer RHEL versions have latest GnuPG installed on it as base package configuration where we are getting (2.2.x) version.


B2Bi 6.1.1.0 is not compatible with GnuPG versions > 2.0.x.

Encryption process still works with the 2.2.x, however Decryption is failing and unable to identify the secret key.


Requires integration of latest GnuPG versions with B2Bi 6.x to use same PGP approach as older version.

  • Guest
  • Mar 10 2022
  • Future consideration
What is your industry? Banking
How will this idea be used?

Its a generic feature and support on B2Bi available on older versions.

Upgrade doesn't allow us to use the application same way it was, and needs change on application side due to upgrade.

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