Re: dkim permerror: verification error: syntax error in key data

From: John Smith <>
Date: Sat, 5 Feb 2011 12:51:00 -0500

I generated 32-bit one and posted in DNS and moved the file to keyfile
location, change the permission. OpenDkim is happy about the key. But I
still got the same syntax error in key data. Don't know why? Thanks

On Sat, Feb 5, 2011 at 11:49 AM, Steve Jenkins <>wrote:

> On Sat, Feb 5, 2011 at 8:33 AM, John Smith <> wrote:
> > Yes, I tried twice and got the same results. I have openssl1.0 and
> > opndkim2.2.2 both in 32-bit mode. If I generated key with opendkim-genkey
> > with 32-bit openssl, opendkim complained key not secure and failed to
> load
> > the key. So I had to generate key with 64-bit openssl. Does openssl
> 32-bit
> That's the error you get if the key file or the directory has the
> wrong ownership or permissions.
> Make sure the opendkim-milt users owns both, and the key dir is 700
> and the key file is 600.
> Go back to generating with the 32-bit one, fix the permissions, and I
> think you'll be set!
> Steve
Received on Sat Feb 05 2011 - 17:51:15 PST

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