The keychain in OS X is the default secure storage location for login data and certificates

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Chrome: How to propagate a password from Keychain after I delete a user from Chrome setting menu

I would like to know how to propagate a password from Keychain automatically after I deleting existing chrome user using delete this user button from Chrome setting menu. It worked more than a month ...
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Delete all login.keychain files

Does anyone know a way to script the deletion all login.keychain files from all user directories on Mac OS X? This is a lab environment bound to AD, and when a user changes their password, without ...
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Remove internet password from OSX Keychain [duplicate]

I'm unable to delete my FB internet password from OSX Keychain. I have it stored 3 times and what upsets me I don't know when did it stored it. Error message is 'The specified item could not be found ...
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How to use Keychain with credit card information

Could you tell me in below: Is it possible to use credit card information in the keychain for the payment of Amazon.com? Is it possible to keep personal information in the keychain for the shipment ...
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Can't import public key into OSX Keychain

I created a couple of self-signed S/MIME certificates (using OSX Keychain & OpenSSL) and then exported these into 3 files: Certificate (.cer) Private Key (.p12) Public Key (.pem) When ...
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Missing passwords from Chrome using Mountain Lion

I'm running Mac OS X 10.8.5 and Chrome 31.0.1650.63 I turned on my Macbook this morning, and all of my saved passwords are missing from Chrome. I checked KeyChain Access, and they're all still ...
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Setting up OSX keychain for git access

I'm setting up a git server which we will access using ssh, and where the users are authenticated using LDAP. Is there a way to use the credential-osxkeychain so users don't have to enter their ...
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How can I export / import a single keychain item via the command line in OS X?

OS X has a command line tool called security that is made for working with keychains. The man page has examples of how to export all items of a specific type / all items for a specific keychain - but ...
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How to get OS X 10.9 to save WPA2 Enterprise passwords in System keychain?

I am using OS X Keychain as my password manager. To make it reasonably secure, I have a different password on my login keychain than on my user account, and have the keychain set to lock automatically ...
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Keychain always asks for password

I am not on a network but my IT person at work set up my MacBook Pro for me to take home. Nearly every time I try to make a move between apps or open up anything new I am asked to give a password ...
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Cannot remove “invalid” item from keychain

An application I use (Omnifocus) needs to login to a sync server so it needs to store credentials in the keychain. After a long time of not using it, when I open it now it keeps asking me for ...
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iMac version 10.8.5 keychain isn't working and I didn't send the backup keychain to Apple

`How can we get into the computer without the usernames and passwords?What if there's an administration reset/backup keychain set and I can't remember what that is. I've tried every old password and ...
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Securly storing passwords in keychain on mac

As with anyone nowadays i have a ton of passwords, and keeping track of them is a real pain, especially when you also have to remember database and server passwords. I was looking at using the ...
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Multiple username/password for site

I have a website which contains various pages and also a BulletinBoard. I normally access this from OSX using Firefox, and store passwords in the Keychain using the "Keychain Services Integration" ...
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Mac OS X: “A keychain cannot be found to store [credentials]”

I'm trying to use git with a remote repo over the command line in OS X 10.8.4. When I enter my credentials for GitHub every time I perform a git push -u origin master, I get a system saying "A ...
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How can I programmatically “eject” a keychain on OS X?

I'm using a script to eject a small USB key I use as a “identity” drive, which contains some secure information. Of note, it has an OS X “keychain” file on it, which contains some of my more secure ...
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Annoying Safari pop up when I click show password in preferences and no favicon support

An hour ago I decided to switch to Safari 6.0 on Mac OSX 10.7.4 from Google Chrome and here I am with two issues. Issue 1: Visiting preferences I eventually went to Password Tab as shown in ...
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login entries in OSX keychain reappear after a few minutes. How to delete permanently?

I'm on OSX 10.8.2. I have entries in my login keychain from a previous employer's network that I wish to delete. After selecting these and deleting them, they reappear after a few minutes! How do I ...
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How to let “Login” keychain access of MAC to rememer my password?

"Login" keychain access of MAC is always locked by some app, but I can't locate which one. The background is that recently many apps ask me to input password for "login" keychain, then I check ...
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I forgot my private key's passphrase, but I use it every day

...from my Mac. I think Keychain Access remembers my passphrase and applies it every time I log in to a server, but in this instance I can't log in to the remote server directly from my laptop; I ...
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How can I reload my OS X keychains?

I have some (OS X) keychains stored on another computer on my local network which I've added in Keychain Access. However, sometimes when I log in these keychains are not loaded correctly, presumably ...
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How to re-install OS X Lion if you forgot your Apple ID

I erased my HD and am trying to re-install Mac OS X Lion. I forgot which Apple ID account and password I used. How can I re-install OS X Lion then? And what is a "keychain password"?
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OSX: Always deny Google Chrome keychain password

Google Chrome v.22 will ask me when I visit sites if I want to allow it to be saved to my keychain. There is Always Allow, Allow and Deny. Where is Always Deny? I hate typing in a particular ...
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Restore OS X Keychain

I have reset my OS X Lion Keychain by mistake. Is there any way to restore the Keychain content from Trash? I'm asking this because I do find a Keychain Access icon in the Trash Bin. It would be a ...
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How can I retrieve my ssh passphrase from gnome-keyring?

I forgot the passphrase for my ssh private key, but it's still stored in gnome-keyring, so it seems to me that I should be able to recover it. Seahorse lets me recover web site passwords from my ...
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ssh keychain for git pull cron

I am a bit of a newbie with linux, so must apologize straight away if this is something obvious and/or silly. I am trying to create a git pull cronjob that gets update from GitHub repo every few ...
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How to prompt user for a password to use an application in Mac?

Is there a way to prompt the user for a password when he or she tries to open a given application? And is there a way to set that to something different than the user account password? I want it to ...
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How to use SSH private key to log in without entering passphrase every time on Mac OS X Lion?

I use Mac OS X Lion and login remote hosts via SSH every day. Despite the fact that I use SSH key pair for remote authentication and I don't need to motorize every host's login phrase, it is still ...
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Chrome does not auto-fill forms from Keychain after update

When I installed Google Chrome updates, it broke the Keychain integration. Now, it does not auto-fill any HTML forms (i.e. the saved username/passwords in Keychain.app).
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Clear SMB network share credentials in OS X

I'm mounting a Windows network share on OS X 10.7 without being asked for the credentials. How can I make OS X forget any stored credential so it asks me? I've already searched all displayed items in ...
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How do I use Keychain to open web accounts once the password is in my Keychain on my Mac?

I have figured out how to put a password into my Keychain, and I went to my web account, to change the password, so it is the same in both places. Now, how do I get the two to coordinate, so I don't ...
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Is it possible to view OSX .keychain files on Windows?

I was wondering if there is any way to (at least) view OSX .keychain files under Windows?
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Deleting application password stored in Keychain on OS X

I'm trying to delete an application password. I'm using the security delete-generic-password command. When I execute it via terminal, everything works fine – it does delete the password. When I ...
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Would Keychain be safer than Firefox Password Manager?

Theoretically speaking would Keychain be safer to use in Firefox than Firefox's own password manager? The reason I ask is because Chrome is using Keychain.
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Deleting the system keychain from Mac, specified keychain could not be found

I want to delete Keychain stored in System.keychain folder on Mac. I tried the following, security delete-keychain Keychain_name but got the following error: The specified keychain could not be ...
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How do I reset the Apple keychain password?

We're an Active Directory shop that has mostly PCs, except for a couple Macs that connect via LDAP. One of those Macs I checked out months ago for some software testing. Turned it back in ...
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What did Chrome do to my keychain to start ubd messages under Mac 10.7.2?

I installed Chrome to give it a spin. Since installing I get an annoying message that "ubd is trying to access my keychain" usually after login but sometimes for no apparent reason. I know that this ...
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ssh-agent is broken after running Meerkat - can connect to git in terminal but not in Tower - no keychain access

My mac running Snow leopard 10.6.8 is having trouble handling it's ssh keys. I could previously access all my git repo's via Tower without an issue. The other day I ran Meerkat to see what it was ...
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Problem with ssh-agent and/or Mac keychain on Mac

tl;dr: I have identities in the ssh-agent. All of those but one gets used; one gets added to agent and keychain when I use it, but then I get prompted for the passphrase again and again, as if the key ...
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S/MIME capable mail application for OS X

Is there a mail application for Mac OS X with S/MIME support and keychain integration other than Apple's Mail.app? Thunderbird has S/MIME but no keychain access (please correct me). MailMate has ...
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Keychain access very slow after certificate problems

I have a MacBookPro. one day updates started refusing to install because it said the certificate is missing or invalid and someone is doing a man in the middle on me. Same thing went for the Mac App ...
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When I SSH into OS X, I don't have my keychain. When I use Terminal, I do

Steps Open PuTTY on my Windows desktop. SSH into my MacBook Pro. cd to a github clone $ git push Expected Everything up-to-date Actual Enter passphrase for key '/Users/whit537/.ssh/github': ...
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How do I migrate keychain & provisioning profile between two Macbooks? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Migrating keychains between Mac machines I have a Macbook that already works for my iPhone development, everything is working fine and keychain certificate and ...
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Double ssh asks for the passphrase to unlock an RSA key, but it shouldn't

I have two machines, M1 and M2, both running OS X, and a third machine, L, running Linux. M1 and M2 have RSA keys unlocked in the Keychain, so I can: ssh from M1 to M2 without being asked for a ...
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In Keychain Access on OS X, Find matching public and private keys

I have a couple keys that seem to have been generated with the same names. I would like to know which public key match up with which private keys so I can rename/delete them. Is this something that is ...
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Batch move of many items between keychains without bother

If I move 30 items from one keychain to another, I have to enter the same password 30-32 times, once for each item moved. Can I avoid this? On OSX 10.6 Server, using Keychain Access.
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How do you revoke access to the Keychain on Macosx?

Sometimes an application might request access to the keychain to access or store passwords for the user. The passwords themselves can be managed with MacOSX's keychain program. However, how can I ...
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Mac OS X security export won't accept passphrase

I'm trying to export some items on my keychain like this: hostname:~ username$ security export -k login.keychain -t all -P "passphrase" but I always get this error: security: SecKeychainItemExport: ...
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Add Secure notes to Keychain via Applescript

I have switched from Windows to Mac and one of the things I need to set up properly is password management. Previously on Windows I was using a small TrueCrypt file containing text files with ...
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Google Chrome constantly asking for Keychain permission?

My Google Chrome installation on Snow Leopard is asking for access to the keychain any time I go to a site with login information... This happened really suddenly - I've restarted and tried different ...