AlmaLinux Error GPG Check Failed

Symptoms

If you’re encountering a “GPG check failed” error while installing packages on AlmaLinux, it indicates that the package’s signature couldn’t be verified with the available GPG keys. This issue might stem from a corrupt repository, an outdated or missing GPG key, or network problems.


AlmaLinux 8 - BaseOS 3.3 MB/s | 3.4 kB 00:00
Importing GPG key 0xC21AD6EA:
Userid : "AlmaLinux "
Fingerprint: E53C F5EF 91CE B0AD 1812 ECB8 51D6 647E C21A D6EA
From : /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-AlmaLinux
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Key imported successfully
Import of key(s) didn't help, wrong key(s)?
AlmaLinux 8 - AppStream 3.3 MB/s | 3.4 kB 00:00
Importing GPG key 0xC21AD6EA:
Userid : "AlmaLinux "
Fingerprint: E53C F5EF 91CE B0AD 1812 ECB8 51D6 647E C21A D6EA
From : /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-AlmaLinux
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Key imported successfully
Import of key(s) didn't help, wrong key(s)?
....
GPG Keys are configured as: file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-AlmaLinux
The downloaded packages were saved in cache until the next successful transaction.
You can remove cached packages by executing 'yum clean packages'.
Error: GPG check FAILED
[root@39 ~]#

Solution : Please run this command to work around the issue

rpm --import https://repo.almalinux.org/almalinux/RPM-GPG-KEY-AlmaLinux

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