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Questions tagged [keychain]

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

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LOAD *.pem into the “OpenVPN connect” app on macOS Mojave 10.14.3

I have a problem to load *.pem certificate file into the official OpenVPN Connect app. (downladed from https://swupdate.openvpn.net/as/clients/openvpn-connect-2.6.0.103_signed.dmg.) I need to ...
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How to use keyring instead of plain text passwords in a config file (Mopidy)

I just installed keyring on macOS. I'd like to leverage this instead of keeping Spotify's username and password for Mopidy in my mopidy.conf. Everything works well, and I can read my Spotify password ...
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Why is the quiet option -q in OSX security command not quieting anything?

I'm using the OSX command line tool security to remove an entry from the keychain like this: security -q delete-generic-password -l "name.of.my.app" The -q is supposed to remove all stdout and stderr ...
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How do I see what git creds are stored in osxkeychain

Looking at my git config it seems im using: credential.helper=osxkeychain Set it up a while back and I dont remember what creds are in there. How do I view the creds git is using in credential....
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Change router's IP address?

I take care of two separate networks, one at our home and one at a relative's place a few miles away. Our house has a microwave connection to the local ISP, the other place has a DSL connection. Both ...
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MacOS Keychain Access holds on to SSH passphrase indefinitely

For the sake of convenience, I would like MacOS to hold on to my RSA passphrase, but not indefinitely (for the sake of security). I believe SSH will use Keychain Access with this SSH configuration ...
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Why do I have base64-encoded usernames in Keychain Access?

It seems like every website I go to, Safari autofills my username as some long string that's obviously base64 encoded since it's padded with a few = at the end. The passwords associated with these ...
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How to change macos 10.13.3 ssh passphrase for ~/.ssh/id_rsa?

I've recently restored my MacBook Pro 2011 to a new machine. Things are generally getting back to working order, running 10.13.3. However, when I use ssh I am being asked for my passphrase each time. ...
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Import csv file into keychain?

I changed from Chrome to Safari. My passwords are all in chrome. In the latest Chrome Canary version, there's an option to export saved passwords into a csv file. But how can I import this file into ...
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How to get Id of public key without importing private key?

If I run the following on a private key to install it in my keyserver: gpg --allow-secret-key-import --import my_private.key It will import an associated public key presumably from a keyserver? gpg:...
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Mac keychain github keys

I am new mac user and I find keychain very useful, but also some issues appeared. I have private and business github accounts, so I like to switch between them and configure github profile for each ...
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Do you want the application “Python.app” to accept incoming network connections? after adding to keychain

I'm running python server.py using bottle server I follow https://stackoverflow.com/questions/19688841/add-python-to-os-x-firewall-options and add which python and which python3 to keychain ...
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automate adding keychain certificate mac bash

I am following https://stackoverflow.com/questions/19688841/add-python-to-os-x-firewall-options I want to automate this for my team, but I am finding nothing for keychains made by command line: $ ...
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keychain: Warning: can't find gpg key; skipping [closed]

I'm trying to use keychain(1) with my GnuPG key on Debian Testing. However, I get the following message with this command: $ keychain --agents gpg MYPGPKEY * keychain 2.8.2 ~ http://www.funtoo.org ...
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Can't unlock keychain from SSH

I'm trying to unlock keychain from SSH, like: security unlock-keychain -p password /Users/<user>/Library/Keychains/login.keychain But the system keeps asking for user input on the other end. ...
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Access key pairs in a macOS keychain from the commandline

I created a key pair in like this: security create-keypair -a dsa -s 4096 FooBar Now I want to access this key from to the command line to actually use it (in .pem format if possible). However, ...
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Vivaldi Browser storing Cookies in Chrome Safe Store

On my OSX machine Vivaldi always starts with the message Vivaldi wants to use your confidential information saved in "Chrome Safe Store" in your keychain. If I deny this request, all cookies from ...
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Enumerate certificates in Mac Keychain and check their expiry dates

I've looked at the man page for the security tool, specifically the find-certificate argument. https://developer.apple.com/legacy/library/documentation/Darwin/Reference/ManPages/man1/security.1.html ...
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Keychain on cygwin asking for passphrase every time a new console gets opened

So when you have keychain (http://www.funtoo.org/Keychain) natively on Ubuntu, you only have to enter the key passphrases once per session, but when you're using it on cygwin, it asks for the ...
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macOS Sierra - error: The specified item could not be found in the keychain - within ssh

When I try to run codesign --force --deep-verify --verbose --sign "CERT-NAME" ... over SSH I always get an error: The specified item could not be found in the keychain. But when I run the same ...
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Password keychan forgotten, not the login one ( ArubaKey )

I have installed a bunch of certificates on my mac, due to italian legal system, in order to login to a certain website with a smartcard. It all worked well for a few months and then yesterday it ...
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OSX wants to make changes. Type an administrator's name and password… Won't go away

I recently needed to add some SSL certificates to my Mac (OSX 10.10.5) in order connect to a remote service. The certificates are needed for 2 factor authentication. I have full Admin rights in OSX. ...
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export single keychain item without ui

Sadly I have problems with OS X and the UI just won't load. But I have ssh access to my machine. I would like to reinstall OSX but I have forgotten my Time Machine password. It is saved in the ...
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Can't use /usr/bin/security to retrieve password from keychain via cron

I can't seem to be able to successfully retrieve passwords from keychain using /usr/bin/security when I run it from my users crontab. Works fine in my terminal. I can also see via the cron mail ...
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SSH asks for key password but it has none

Trying to connect to my server using ssh -l root -i private.key server.com The key is a Ed25519 in openssh format and has no password set. When I enter the above command, OSX keychain asks me for a ...
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OS X keychain issues after relocating home folder

I recently relocated my home folder to a storage drive, since I'm using an SSD for my main drive. Since then, I've had issues with the OS X keychains. First it was saying that the login keychain didn'...
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OSX 10.11.1 - KeyChain access does not allow change to access permission

In Keychain Access I would like to add Xcode to my the list of applications allowed to access a password. I opened KeyChain Access on category Passwords, double-clicked the password I want to have ...
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Chrome is ignoring my saved passwords on OSX after keychain deletion

I'm using Google Chrome on 3 OS X machines. For one of these machines, the username and password autocomplete is not working at all, even though I am asked to store the password after every login. I'm ...
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Mac OS update password for “Local Item” Keychain

I use mobile network logins for Mac books. The issue is when they are required to change there network password it does not update the password for the "Local Items" keychain. I can clear out the ...
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Keychain First Aid locks the keychain and can't unlock it to perform first aid

After upgrade to OS X El Capitan I keep having problems with the keychain (such as needing to enter the keychain password every time an app wants to access the keychain, even though auto lock settings ...
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How can I create Keychain entries via command line?

I am trying to use the command line to automatically add passwords to the keychain app for various file servers. I was able to use the man security to figure out most of it. It's creating the ...
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iOS default keychain for unprivileged user used to start Tomcat and Jenkins

I have an unprivileged user that I created to start Tomcat 8 as a service. Tomcat runs Jenkins, which is used to provide jobs where members of my team can upload an .ipa file and a provisioning ...
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is Keychain Access Secure Notes saved in the cloud?

I use Keychain Access secure notes in my Mac for storing important notes. My question is that the information i saved there backed up into cloud(icloud)? if i re install Mac OSX and enter my Apple ID,...
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Import Network Settings (wi-fi) from Windows to Mac; Bulk Import of Wifi Keychain Passwords

I have a CSV/TXT file with a list of network names and passwords (together with network/password/encryption types) that looks like this: ***Networkname1*** ESS WPAPSK TKIP passPhrase ***...
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Add to “My certificates” in Keychain Access? (Mac OS 10.10)

I have a certificate file like this: -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE----- MIIHCDCCBPC .... I can get it to show up under "Certificates" by going to "File->import items" (it is the "Elin" one). I can however ...
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Missing LUKS passphrase from login.keyring

The passphrase for my external HD (which I randomly generated and foolishly never wrote down) was stored in my Fedora 21 keychain (~/.local/share/keyrings/login.keyring). I used to be able to see it ...
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SSH keychain fails to save passphrase when connecting to remote host via SSH as root in macOS

When using SSH to connect between two mac machines as a standard user passwordless connection works ok on both macs. But each time when doing the same as root it asks me to enter the passphrase. I ...
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Accidently deleted my OSX “login” keychain

I think I messed up - I am fairly new to OSX and accidently deleted my "login" keychain. (I actually just wanted to delete a certificate I had just created but oh well.) This also means I lost my ...
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Automount SMB using keychain password

Is there a way to use the automount service to mount my NAS share but without specifying my password in my SMB path? Currently, I have the following: /etc/auto_master # # Automounter master map # +...
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Keychain vs 1Password, security with money

I have been using Apple Keychain to save passwords in not very important sites. Now I will have to store more important information related to money. Are other paying apps like 1password more secure?
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Keychain, rights to open it and save a copy

I begin to use Keychain for Mac OS Mavericks. If I understand the only way to secure the Keychain passwords is to put a password to open the computer, there is no password or security system to ...
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How to get digicert high assurance in my Mac

I removed Digicert high assurance certificate from the keychain. Now when I visit facebook.com or other ssl websites from chrome, they don't open and I get an SSL error, e.g.: How can I to get those ...
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HTTPS certificates invalid on Safari, Chrome on specific user account

Safari and Chrome report invalid certificates on certain HTTPS sites (for example GitHub and Bitbucket). Firefox strangely shows a green valid certificate. I've created a new OS X user and everything ...
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Skip keychain without skipping the rest of .profile

I am using the keychain ssh-agent wrapper from funtoo.org. I have it loaded automatically by adding an eval line in my .profile. E.g.: eval `keychain --eval id_rsa github bitbucket` Sometimes, I ...
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Root certificate authority works windows/linux but not mac osx - (malformed)

I have created a self-signed root certificate authority which if I install onto windows, linux, or even using the certificate store in firefox (windows/linux/macosx) will work perfectly with my ...
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OSX OSX Mavericks: Cannot login: Corrupt password file: Recovery mode bash not working for resetpassword script

Running OSX Mavericks on Macbook Air SDD disk. The system has corrupted the password file so none of my six identities can log in - password invalid. Following discussions and tests with apple ...
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10.9.2 Password reset su mode. Apps require old password for “login” keychain

So, I was playing around and decided to see if I could reset the password in single-user mode. I KNOW that I can more safely reset a user password using the recovery partition, being that this is 10.9....
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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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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 attempting ...