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Signing tags

You can sign tags locally using GPG, SSH, or S/MIME.

Note: GitHub Desktop only supports commit signing if your Git client is configured to sign commits by default.

  1. To sign a tag, add -s to your git tag command.

    $ git tag -s MYTAG
    # Creates a signed tag
  2. Verify your signed tag by running git tag -v [tag-name].

    $ git tag -v MYTAG
    # Verifies the signed tag

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