:~ $ sudo openhabian-config 2017-08…. ) For example, to receive my key from a keyserver, you should use my full fingerprint something like this. You could very well not specify a keyserver, and distrobuilder would request the keys from the root PGP servers. gpg: keyserver receive failed: Server indicated a failure. GitHub Gist: instantly share code, notes, and snippets. net --recv-key 8f374fef) the server timed out(or failed to respond). You'll presumably discover that you cannot actually ping the keyserver you're trying to reach. Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers. net uses round robin DNS to give a different keyserver each time you use it.