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Can you copy field data from multiple entries at once in Keepass?

I have over 100 machines in my Keepass database. I want to somehow export/copy every single machine's IP address. If I were to do it by copying it machine by machine, it would take me ages. I'd love ...
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Cannot create user-defined password profile: KeePass2 says "enforced configuration", but I cannot find it

I'm using KeePass 2.54 installed on a server I'm not managing (please skip pointing out the security implications of it). When trying to create a user-defined profile for the password generator from ...
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How secure is a KeePass database and how does it work universally with YubiKeys?

I am thinking of moving away from hosted solutions (ex: 1Password, BitWarden) and am interested in using a KeePass database to store my secrets. Historically I didn't pay much attention to KeePass as ...
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How to setup an internal keepass password server?

Our team connects to the same servers as I do. We would like to share one keepass database for the members of that team with read and write access (and no read/write right for anyone else :-) ). I was ...
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Exclude domain from username when using autotype in Keepass

I have my Windows credentials stored in Keepass, where the username is set to domain\username. Most places I log in to don't care if I type username or domain\username, however, I have one website ...
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How to convert .kdbx file to Google Password Manager format?

I want to move off from KeePass to Google Password Manager. It has an import function which accepts CSV format. Their export format looks like that: name,url,username,password,note What's the best ...
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The Windows Remote Desktop auto-type mess with KeePass

Well, being confronted with a "secure environment" where any reasonable work has to be done using Windows accessible from Windows via Remote Desktop (also using different accounts in ...
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Granular permission for a single KeePass database

Let's say we have a single KeePass database file database.kdbx in a shared folder among multiple persons. In KeePass, how to make different user permissions for access to each password? Example: ...
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KeePass does not remember FTP login and password

Following my other question on using KeePass with FTP source, can someone explain me what am I not understanding in the following picture? Either I am missing something or the feature of remembering ...
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Provide a FTP credentials when opening remote database from command-line

tl;dr; Can I provide FTP login and password (needed to fetch the database file from remote FTP server; not those needed to decrypt database itself) when launching KeePass in Windows 11? If so, how can ...
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KeepassXC Autotype: Differ between "Return" and "Enter" key

I am using KeepassXC autotype to enter my credentials into a login mask. But this login mask differs between the Return and the Enter key. These are the relevant keys: The KeepassXC autotype function ...
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Using Entry's file attachment in a Keepass trigger

I'd like to create a trigger to copy a file attachement of one my entry to be copied to disk upon KeePass2.x DB Opening The triggers manual says: trigger field can point to the data using a field ...
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Log onto local machine with password manager

For a while, I have been accessing my work machine through ssh/VNC so I decided to generate a random password for it with my password manager. This poses no issues since I was always accessing it ...
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Use KeePass to generate AWS MFA codes (TOTP / Time-Based One-Time Password)

We use in our team KeePass to store the credentials and the MFA secret key of AWS account root users. Is it possible to use KeePass to directly generate the AWS MFA codes (TOTP / Time-Based One-Time ...
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How do I automatically save a KeePass entry attachment at unlock / delete it at lock

When I unlock my database, I'd like to be able to save an attached file from a particular KeePass entry to a particular location on my local drive... then delete that file when the database is locked ...
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Make KeePass recognize login field in Desktop application

I use KeePassXC as my password manager; my operating system is Linux Mint 20.2. Login fields in Firefox are automatically recognized. I can click on a small key symbol and both username and password ...
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KeePass Sync overrides entry modified by two users

I am new to KeePass and would use it with multiple Users. But the entrys get overridden with old data from the other User. User A and User B open the same database file from an shared storage. User A ...
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How to back up KeePass 2.46 installed on Windows 10 to a USB stick?

I have spent several hours to no avail trying to figure out / find out by reading how to back up the free KeePass 2.46 that I had installed on Windows 10. I found instructions, but I do not understand ...
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How to set a custom default "Override URL" in KeePass?

In KeePass, every entry can have its own Override URL field (which one can find in Edit Entry > Properties). For example if I set it to cmd://{GOOGLECHROME} "{URL}" then entry's URL will ...
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Data recovery from a formated usb drive

I recently made a stupid mistake, instead of changing my .kdbx file on google drive, I changed one I had on USB drive with the same name. The USB drive was later formatted and used as windows ...
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Share same KeepassXC on multiple devices

Is there a way to share the same Keepass database on multiple devices? I've heard that it can be done with an FTP server, but I am not sure how to set it up or if it even is the best option? I have an ...
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How to use Secure Desktop for KeePassXC database master password

I don't know how to make sure that the database's master password is prompted through the Secure Desktop, in a similar way to KeePass 2 functionality. I feel like this should be an automatic behavior ...
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Keepass Auto-Type in browser without desktop app?

I'm using Keepass with a kdbx file in Dropbox. Is there a browser extension for Chrome that supports Auto-Type in the browser without an underlying desktop app? What I want: I get a login screen in ...
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How to use AutoHotkey to copy a particular password?

I would like to copy a password (i.e password only from an entry) from keepass using AutoHotkey. Is this possible? I am quite sure, the keepass entry can be selected using a shortcut as below, but ...
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How do cross-browser, cross-device Password Managers work?

For no good reason, I use three different browsers on my laptop. Each has it's own built-in password manager, and if I have to update a password in one, I have to do it in the others. I've read about ...
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What are the different components of the Keepass’s UUID field? Is there any use of the second UUID component? [closed]

We know that KeePass generates a UUID field for every entry in your database. One can access the contents of the UUID at the bottom of the Properties tab in the Edit Entry screen. Here are some actual ...
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KeePassXC is not upgrading to latest version on Pop!_OS 18.04

I've added KeePassXC's official PPA and apt knows about the latest version, but it's not installing it: $ apt list -a keepassxc Listing... Done keepassxc/bionic,now 2.6.1-1ppa1~bionic1 amd64 keepassxc/...
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Keepass XC auto type often not working properly

I am using Debian Buster and Cinnamon Desktop. For my daily work, I use guake as a drop down console on monitor one and Konsole for my second screen. When I run, for example, mtr on guake, Keepass XC'...
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Default Tag view in KeePass on startup

I use categories to favourite some KeePass 2.x entries from various folders. With "Find Entries" for "Tag: Favourite" I can display those all at once. While KeePass will remember ...
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How to Import Keepass to Firefox LockWise

How to Import Keepass to Firefox LockWise? I meant transfer passwords from Keepass to Firefox LockWise.
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Auto-typing passwords etc. into a Hyper-V guest is not working. What can I do?

I am running several virtual machines (Windows and Linux) on a Hyper-V server. I want to use Keepass to enter passwords stored on my local machine through the Hyper-V connection into the remote ...
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how to use shift+tab on keepass auto type

I need to automate the login to an application that start with the cursor on the password. I want to use shift + tab to move on the username before actually starting the password sequence.
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Generate URL field from domain stored in title

I have a lot of entries in my kdbx database where the title is the domain the password belongs to. In most but not all of them, the URL field is empty: | Title | Username | Password | URL ...
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History of master password for Keepass database

Where can I check when I changed master password for database last time or previously? Is there possibility to set reminder that I have not changed the master password for let's say 2 months?
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KeePass: All passwords encrypted/encoded

Last week all my passwords in my KeePass database got changed. The amount of characters is unchanged as far as I can see it. So I guessing they are somehow encoded or encrypted. The only thing I can ...
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KeePass default password for new entries?

I am NOT meaning changing default password profile, I mean particularly setting default set of characters as password, for example setting "foobar" auto-filling for new entries. Yes, I know it is ...
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Copy entry from a keepass file to another

Is it possible to copy&paste an entry from one keepass file to another? Both are opened. I tried CTRL+C and CTRL+V to the other file, but does not work this way. I also tried to drag and drop a ...
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Keepass configuration file allow changemasterkey only one time

I created a database where you have to change the MasterKey the first time that it gets opened, after this change it shouldn't be possible to change the masterkey anymore. To archieve this, I created ...
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keepass-file: where should i store this file?

Where would you recommend me to store the Keepass-file? Well - for most of the use-cases usually i have all my personal documents in my cloud account. The pro: i can access it from everywhere in ...
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Keepass FileZilla AutoType

I am currently setting up Keepass with all my FTP credentials and I am trying to keep it simple as possible. So I tried to set up the AutoType functionality. But I am currently struggling with ...
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Can I configure KeePass to prompt for master key/password on Windows restore?

I have configured KeePass to Lock workspace when computer is about to be suspended (under Options→Security), which ensures my passwords are protected when my Windows 7 system sleeps or hibernates....
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How to strengthen the keepass master password?

Is it safe to strengthen the master password and keep the same keepass database file? Is there any residual trace of the old weaker password? Alternatively, It looks like I can create a new database ...
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Keepass key file format

Using Keepass XC complains about my kee file format: You are using a legacy key file format which may become unsupported in the future. Please consider generating a new key file. How do I update ...
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How to set PuTTY window title from within Linux when executing particular command

Moved this question here from StackOverflow I use KeePass as my password manager and I heavily utilize it's auto-type feauture. Since the auto-type function only looks at the window title to filter ...
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Export settings for KeePass?

I'm using KeePass 2.39.1 as a shared password utility. I would like to make sure everyone else is using the same settings I'm using (autolock, etc). I don't see any way to export the settings. Am I ...
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Using Pageant or KeeAgent with Ubuntu on Windows

I've recently started using LXSS, or "Bash on Ubuntu on Windows", and having used Cygwin before I could use ssh from terminal and authenticate with Putty Pageant (or Keepass KeeAgent) . How can I ...
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Does changing the name of a KeePass key file corrupt it?

I've changed name of the KeePass key file from foobar to foobar.key with the mv command. Next thing I see is that I cannot open my database. The error message says that I should check if database is ...
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Shortcut to unhide the master password of KeePass

I have a long password (passphrase) and so I often have to check if I typed it correctly. So I have to move my hand from the keyboard to the mouse to click that unhide button. Is there a hotkey, ...
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Is there a way to let Enigmail automatically use the passphrase to unlock my key that's stored in keypass?

I use Enigmail in Thunderbird to send encrypted messages and sign messages with my own key. From an user-experience standpoint I would like to spend less time entering my passphrase to unlock the key. ...
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Keepass auto-type is not working with on QEMU

I'm trying to use the auto-type feature of Keepass to enter my github password from inside a QEMU virtual machine. The problem is that it fails to type digits, instead it types the character below ...
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