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Active Directory -> Dirsync -> Office 365 best way to change password for remote users

We have a company 90% remote users with no laptops. (on government computers that they can't install anything on like a vpn) our company is moving to Active directory and Office 365 and the passwords ...
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Can't seem to disable Windows 7 password complexity requirements

So, even though this is the security policy I set for one machine: When trying to set passwords they still have to be over 16 characters and meet other various complexity requirements such as ...
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How to use password managers without using the clipboard?

I use Keepass, but to type the passwords I need to copy them to the clipboard, which makes the password vulnerable to interception. I see that equivalent applications for android avoid this issue by ...
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Server-based password management tool

I've been using KeePassX for password storage for a long time, however, now I have some specific needs it can't handle. So I'm looking for a tool that can do this: Runs as server-side application ...
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Firefox no longer prompting to remeber password after having cleared them

I had changed my password for sites I visited (possibly I didn't click the "update" button the next time I logged on) and had to remove all passwords in the security tab. Now Firefox never asks me to ...
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Password memorization and autocomplete heuristics in Chrome

What are Chrome's heuristics to decide to save login form data and autocomplete them on the next visit? If Chrome isn't saving the credentials on a particular form, what could the reasons be? I know ...
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Password Expiration in active directory

In the domain of our organisation there is a server, which has "password max age" enabled, which forces the users to regulary change their passswords. The Server seems to cache the old passwords, so ...
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When logging into a site, I had checked my computer to save the information. Now I want to remove it. How can I?

I logged onto a site & Windows 7 popped up the box to save the user name & password. I click on it to save my information. I want to remove it from the computer so I will have to type my ...
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Pam Tally Linux to ban users from wrong passwords

I have a major problem with a fedora distribution (17). I don't know how to set up /etc/pam.d/system-auth in order to ban a user after he/she writes the password wrong (3 times) I have read ...
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“Do you want to save this password” dialog disappears too quick

Chrome Version Version 25.0.1364.172 m Operating System (Windows 8 I seem to be having a problem with Google Chrome saving my passwords. I have tried for a while now to save my Lycos chat password ...
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How to store passwords [closed]

I want to know what the best way is to store secret information (like passwords, passcodes, and ssh keys). Should it be stored on the computer or written down for a home/office use? What is the best ...
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Why doesn't dropbox ask for a password when it starts up? [closed]

I don't want dropbox remembering my logon password. It should have to be typed every time I log into it. I don't see where to "do not remember me." Is this possible?
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Saving passwords and completing autofill user names on Google Chrome

Usually Google Chrome asks me if I want to save the password to a site. This is great, but it does not ask me on all sites. How Do I get it to save passwords on those sites where the popup question ...
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Why is LastPass Pocket not recommended? [closed]

Just noticed on LastPass Pocket download and support pages, it's mentioned that LastPass Portable is recommended over using LastPass Pocket. However, no explanation is provided on any of those ...
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Does ChromeIPass synchronise passwords across your devices?

I love Keepass, but find it difficult to keep my Keepasses in sync (for example if I change a password in work, I need to manually update my Keepass database at home). I have found the ChromeIPass ...
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Is there a way to share passwords among multiple users without others knowing the password itself

We have a team of developers who need to access the mysql production server, but they should not have access to the password. I am looking for a mechanism where they can copy the password into the ...
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Are there any password management tools which can be managed via the web [closed]

We currently use keepass but we are looking for a web based password manager. Are there any known free / commercial tools.
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How to make IE to save passwords?

Apparently my IE isn't saving passwords. In the same pages Chrome asks me if I want to save passwords. How can I enable this option?
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How do I sync passwords with fellow sysadmin?

I am working in a place, where we are two superusers, and several servers, and other things that needs passwords. We share workrelated passwords 100%. -but we would like to safely be able to sync ...
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What applications provide org.freedesktop.secrets.service

While trying out google-chrome dev and beta channels' latest version (25), I was getting a segmentation fault problem causing Chrome to crash, right after showing a message informing that it was ...
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A password manager that doesn't require password database

I use a self-made password manager that generates strong passwords based on one strong key and easily rememberable strings for each website/account. The basic principle can be most easily conveyed by ...
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Why Can I Not Create a Picture Password in Windows 8?

Orientation: PC Settings: User I have no option to create a Picture Password for my user account in Windows 8, what am I doing wrong? Incidentally, I see no option to create a PIN logon either. ...
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Chrome not asking for proxy password

I told Chrome not to save my proxy password, thinking that, this way, it would ask me for the password every time I launch it, but this is not happening. How can Google Chrome authenticate me even if ...
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How to save Microsoft account password in Windows 8 Remote Desktop?

With two Windows 8 PCs not on a domain, with a common Microsoft account present on each, it is easy to Remote Desktop between the two. The correct username is filled in for you; only the Microsoft ...
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How can I restore the stored password in firefox 15.0.1 when deleted by error?

I, by error, deleted my stored passwords, using the "Wise disc cleaner 7" program. As I saw on another thread, the passwords are stored in 2 files signons.sqlite and the encryption key file key3.db ...
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Managing client passwords

I am just starting up a small website development business and one of the issues I am having is remembering passwords and account information for clients hosting, cpanel, ftp accounts etc. I was ...
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Location of passwords file in Firefox 15 (Windows 8)?

On Windows 8, where does Firefox save a users password? I think on older Firefox versions it was in "signons.txt" but I couldn't find this file on my entire hard drive - so perhaps this has changed in ...
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Making Firefox remember multiple user name/passwords for the same site

I have several gmail logins for different purposes (work, home, other family members, etc.). Firefox happily remembers them all, but my problem is that it no longer even asks if want to remember the ...
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samba sync password with unix password on debian wheezy

I installed samba on my server and I am trying to write a script to spare me the two steps to add user, e.g.: adduser username smbpasswd -a username My smb.conf states: # This boolean parameter ...
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FreeBSD password file

What would be FreeBSD password file equivalent of linux /etc/shadow and /etc/passwd? Is it the same? According to what I heard /etc/passwd exists in FreeBSD, but not sure in case of /etc/shadow.
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Unable to configure auto-type for BZWBK in Keepass 1.2

Unable to configure auto-type for BZWBK in Keepass 1.2 BZWBK have this special form for entering password... (set of small fields - separate for every letter) Good security measure but how to use ...
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How to edit FF passwords without extensions (directly in FF config files)?

How to edit FireFox passwords manually ? Here I've been given answer how to do this with extension: Saving passwords for pages that redirect on login ( Chrome and FF ) How to do this without ...
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Saving passwords for pages that redirect on login ( Chrome and FF )

There are pages which redirect after successful login. It makes impossible to click on "save password" prompt. How to save passwords for such websites in convenient way ? ( Chrome , Firefox )
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Is there a way to audit the security of my passwords on the web?

With so many websites with unique login systems, is there a way for me to track, and improve the quality of my login credentials on various accounts while limiting the risk of someone gaining access ...
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Sharing admin passwords with coworkers in small IT company

We are a small IT provider with couple of employees. We'd like to share a lot of customer password data we need to maintain the customer services. What password repository software there exist which ...
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How to remember user name and password on website that prevent browsers from doing so

The example website is manuscript central: eg: http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/ele It does not appear to use the html autocomplete blocking tag.
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Can I use multiple URLs in the URL field of KeePass?

I am using KeePass version 2.19. What I would like to do is have more than just one URL address associated with a given user name and password. The entry for a given website might look something like ...
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Is there a KeePass profile that includes uppercase and special characters?

I'd like a keepass profile that generates passwords like A@2f701@4fvzq The only formats I see are MAC Address and all lowercase and digits. Is there a way to setup a profile with more entropy? ...
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How do I securely store and manage 180 passwords?

I have about 180 passwords for different websites and web services. They are all stored in one single password protected Excel document. As the list gets longer I am more and more concerned about its ...
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Store my password, and don't give it back to me for a certain time [closed]

I have exams and I have to study very much. But, there are some web applications and social network sites that take too much time of mine. I need an application (preferred a web application, a local ...
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Different SSH/Login Password From SUDO Password

I'd like to use a different password to elevate my user to sudo status than the password I use to login (either via GUI, shell, or SSH) to my account. Is this possible? EDIT: Since setting the root ...
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Losing the saved Network Authentication password information

I have a customer that has several PC's on a network. Most are Windows XP, a few are Windows 7. For some reason on 1 XP PC, the user name and password to the server is not being retained in the ...
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John the ripper - not showing cracked passwords

I am using jtr to perform an audit on our admin passwords. It's cracked a few which showed on the screen, however when I try and get them to show again with the --show command, it says it hasn't done ...
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Chrome does not ask me to save password for some websites

Why Chrome asks to store some website passwords, but not for other websites?
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Altering a base password for different sites

With the big amount of websites that require a registration or provide a benefit for registering, it is impossible to device and remember a unique password for every account we have. A possible ...
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Making it Easier for Older Users to Login to Multiple Accounts

I currently do consulting for a small business that has multiple applications that they need to login too. I'm trying to get them to start using Basecamp and Zendesk to make all of our lives easier ...
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Proper password safety? [closed]

What's the solution to using safe passwords on numerous logins? Using a dynamic password each time generally means you will need to store them somewhere and wouldn't be able to log into things ...
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Password change not sticking for local administrator account

I change the password for the local administrator account while logged in as the administrator, and the passwords stays if I log-off and log-on, but when I restart, it changes back to the previous ...
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Dropbox-friendly password manager for XP, OSX and Android

I've been using Password Safe for years, but there are two problems: It doesn't play nicely with Dropbox - I constantly get conflicts as it keeps the password file open on both ends. I now use a ...
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gnome keyring password after changing distribution from fedora to debian

I changed one system from Fedora 14 to Debian stable. Our user homes are on a NFS share. So they have been exactly remounted into the new system. It seems all is running fine, but when using passwords ...