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 the Keychain, but none looks like it belongs to the Finder.


These are called Network Passwords and don't actually belong to Finder. You'll probably find them in your "login" keychain if you have a closer look (you can also search for the server's name).

Never mind that this is a VNC password, it stores them for AFP and SMB as well.

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    Is it possible to clear them via shell command ? – Fedir RYKHTIK Apr 9 '13 at 8:52
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    If anyone else but wonders how? Open Finder, the menu select "Go", then "Utilities", then "Keychain Access". Took me a good while to figure that one out... :-) – Prof. Falken Mar 24 '17 at 8:34

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