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Not sure if this is possible -- I have a username and password combo which is valid for all sub-domains of a given domain, that is: domain1.example.com, domain2.example.com, domain3.example.com, etc. Is there any way I can tell Firefox that the saved password for one of these subdomains is valid for all of them? RIght now I have been retyping it for each one, and saving them individually. But the list of these subdomains will be constantly growing...

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See "Default username and password for *.example.com" at superuser.com/questions/49543/… –  Arjan Nov 12 '09 at 19:41
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You can do this using firefox addon called LastPass. This addon recognizes that subdomains and prompts you to use previously saved password.

LastPass is also a third party service which stores your password in 128bit encrypted cloud server. Your passwords never leave your system. Passwords are encrypted on system and then sent server.

hope this helps.

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Good suggestion. I was hoping for a built in way but it looks like there's not. I suppose this would eliminate Firefox's annoying habit of asking me for my master password 10,000 times. Thanks! –  Josh Nov 13 '09 at 13:10
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I filed a bug for this on Firefox. Surprised it wasn't filed already: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=589628

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