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Add command to sudo in OS X - or how to fix a major security inconsistency in OS X

OS X provides Keychain Access, which is a great way to save passwords of varying apps and websites. When you want to view a password via the Keychain Access GUI, you are asked the admin password. ...
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getting an error -25299 attempting to create account and password for proxy

I changed the proxy settings with the following code: sudo networksetup -setwebproxy Wi-Fi IP_ADDRESS PORT on USERNAME PASSWORD It does indeed changes settings, but throws an error saying: error ...
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Possible to reset Keychain password without knowing the old password?

My girlfriend forgot the password for her MacBook (don't ask), so I reset it using the Utilities. But as you may be aware, this doesn't reset the Keychain password. Her MacBook is now virtually ...
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How to upload keychain to iCloud?

This may seem like a stupid question but I want to be able to synchronise my Keychain records with my iCloud account. Currently when I login to the iCloud it downloads 5 year old records completely ...
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Keychain password questions

How does changing the user password via system preferences effect the keychain password? What happens if you reset it? (Now via system preferences) What causes keychain to get into pop ups loops ...
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“security add-internet-password…” gets “User interaction not allowed”

I'm trying to update an old and outdated Puppet manifest to setup a new Jenkins slave on OSX El-Capitan and hit an issue which I suspect could be related to new security features in El-Capitan. The ...
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Deleting password from Keychain in terminal

I'm having trouble deleting the github credentials from Keychain Access. Keychain Access just freezes everytime I try. Is there a command to force deletion of an item in the Keychain from the ...
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My login keychain cannot be found. I have Keychain access but no Keychain repair option. OS X El Capitan

My login keychain cannot be found. I have Keychain access but no Keychain repair option in the drop down menu. I am unclear if I have erased something in error, or if this is a common issue?
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Why does OS X repeatedly prompt for certificate trust when joining WPA2 Enterprise WiFi

WHY does OS X always prompt for certificate trust when connecting to WPA2 Enterprise (EAP-PEAP in my case) networks, even if the certificate is already marked as 'trusted'? Even weirder.. if I delete ...
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icloud keychain web form passwords not syncing

Follwing having to create a new keychain on my laptopm, I have had to reset my icloud keychain, follwoing the advice on apple's support page. turn off all icloud keychain, re-enable on the most up to ...
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Can I export my id_rsa cert from Keychain Access?

I'm migrating to a new Macbook. On my old one, I generated an ssh key pair many years ago, and I have configured that key on several sites, some of which I don't have direct control over. After I set ...
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Unexpected Quarantine set on keychains

In my Console logs I've been noticing these two messages repeated constantly: 4/7/16 5:06:17.726 PM Safari[383]: KeychainGetICDPStatus: keychain: -25300 4/7/16 5:06:17.726 PM Safari[383]: ...
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How do I make git credential-osxkeychain work correctly when I'm connected to a machine via SSH?

I setup a build machine to check out sources from Github by caching the login credential in the keychain using instructions from: https://help.github.com/articles/caching-your-github-password-in-git/ ...
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Is Apple's Keychain integration with browsers safe?

I've avoided browser's saving my passwords for the past umpteen years because it wasn't safe. I've instead used products like KeePass. I don't like KeePass on OSX, and I'm not big on things like ...
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How to remove a keychain in OS X?

I'm using Mac 10.11.3 I installed Card Reader for PIV and mess something and now I have 'wrong' Keychain CAC-000... It is not one that I need. I have to get rid of it and setup another Keychain. I ...
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Backup iCloud Keychain

I recently encountered an issue where a very important (and non-resettable) password was deleted from my iCloud Keychain. All of my OSX-based keychains are backed up via Time Machine, but I realized ...
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How to restore Yosemite's keychain information

So basically I was able to backup and restore past version of my keychain with Yosemite but now the fun is to use those data on El Capitan. I should have made a backup after migrating to El Capitan ...
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MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014) Version 10.10.5

I have recently changed my Apple ID password. Now when I do a full shutdown and restart I get about 10 boxes saying various apps (talagent, message agent, etc) want to use the "Local Items" in ...
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Reset Password app in recovery mode not showing and disks

Note: this question is a duplicate of Unable to reset password in Recovery Mode, but the solution mentioned there was to reinstall the OS, which is not really the solution I'm striving for if there is ...
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OS X is repeatedly asking for login keychain password

I know this has been asked here several times, but I already checked the other discussions and tried their suggestions, but without success. Is there anything I can do instead of re-installing the ...
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What actually syncs in the Apple keychain?

I have several macs and a very big Apple keychain at this point in one of them. It has passwords and certificates from more than 10 years of use. I have told iCloud to sync it and have approved the ...
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Backup and restore Keychain

I want to reinstall my system so I would have fresh Mac OS X. Is there a way how can I export/backup all content of my Keychain Access (all certificates and other things) and then after reinstall to ...
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Disable Keychain Access security feature re: Screen Sharing

On the latest 10.11, Keychain Access will not allow you to enable access to an item over screen sharing: OS X 10.11 unable to press "allow" on Keychain Access dialogs While a valid ...
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Console Logs displays error in Keychain

Here is a log created in my Console. Mar 6 19:07:33 Prateeks-MacBook-Pro Safari[1875] <Error>: KeychainGetICDPStatus: keychain: -25300 Mar 6 19:07:33 Prateeks-MacBook-Pro Safari[1875] ...
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How do I make a Run Shell Script Automator action that will change the username and password of a specific internet password item in Keychain?

I am trying to make an application that allows me to quickly switch between two logins on an 802.1X network. I already have a portion that prompts me for which account I would like to log in to and ...
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Could my iCloud Keychain have been hacked?

I just noticed an entry in my keychain that seems odd. The username is an email that is a random string of letters @telekom.de. I have no association with Telekom.de. I'm in Canada. There is no ...
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Keychain multiple

I´m new with Mac OS X, my system is El Captain 10.11.3. A few days ago I use keychain to generate two certificates for special purposes with other email address, do the export and all is ok. As I ...
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OS X 10.11 Disk Utility, encrypted dmg password and keychain

In previous versions of Disk Utility there were checkboxes whether to store the password in the keychain or not while creating an encrypted dmg image. Now there are less options. Does the new version ...
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Duplicate Apple ID Keys?

Why do I have all these duplicate public (& one duplicate private) Apple ID keys? & Can I remove the extras so I just have one public & one private key? There is no identifying information ...
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Why iMessage generate a lot of Encryption and Signing keys?

First of all I don`t use iMessage. I log out of iMessage on my iDevices. Today I took a look of my login Keychain Access and there were 366 items. All of them were iMessage Encryption Key and ...
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Is there a way to fix MagicPrefs? [duplicate]

Sometimes if an app needs keychain access MagicPrefs blocks clicks in the allow/disallow dialog, here it is: I can click only "Deny" from there. And now if I force close MagicPrefs and try again ...
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Can't access passwords from Keychain Access

When I try to access a stored password in my login keychain, either using Keychain Access from the relevant GUI or the security command from the command line the following happens: I type my ...
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security command gives out passwords without prompting for the keychain password

When I try to access a keychain password using the keychain access GUI, I always get a dialog box for inputting the current keychain (login) password. However, when I try the same thing from the ...
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Keychain: Ask password before autofill

Is it possible to have Keychain ask for the admin password before autofilling other passwords or credit card information? I am already using keychain quite a bit. But I'm also realizing that other ...
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How to paste into Keychain protected field

I wiped and reinstalled my rMBP and am attampting to restore the System.keychain found in /Library/Keychains using the password from /var/db/Systemkey. However, that contains a LOT of characters I ...
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Disable “show password” in Keychain Access

Is this possible? I know some users use this function to recover forgotten passwords, however revealing a password in plaintext feels like extremely bad practice. In my case, multiple users share a ...
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What is the crlcache keychain and why do I have so many of them?

I run the keychain command-line app that allows me to fast-sleep my Mac or quickly lock a keychain. However, it seems to think that I have many crlcache keychains: When I search for crlcache on my ...
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How do I determine the bundle seed ID for an ipa?

How do I determine the bundle seed ID for an ipa — the ten digit alphabetic code assigned by Apple? This is for an app in the app store. I downloaded the app on iTunes on my Mac, located the ipa, ...
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Managing keychain from terminal

I want to move my keys from login keychain to system keychain from terminal. Is that possible? I checked the security manual but I can not see the option there to do so.
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WiFi Not staying connected after sleep-wake

Background I am having keychain issues since upgrading to El Capitan, Described below. Also working with Apple support since 2 weeks and i have no hope for a solution OS X El Capitan keychain login ...
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Safari specify which keychain to use

Is it possible to specify which keychain should Safari use for password autocompletion? By default it uses "Local Items" keychain, which is always unlocked. I would like Safari to use my custom ...
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How to make Safari auto-fill both username and password, rather than just the username?

In some cases Safari decides to fill the stored login/password for you, other times just the login. I thought once that it depends on whether there are multiple login/password pairs stored for a given ...
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Store SSH public/private keys in iCloud Keychain

Is this possible? When going into the "Keys" category in iCloud Keychain, the + button seems to be disabled.
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Where are the root CAs stored on OS X?

I need one of the root CA certificates, as a filename, to pass to a command-line program. I could download it from DigiCert (and convert it to the required format, .crt) manually, but I figure it's ...
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OS X El Capitan keychain login cannot be found to store

Upgraded to El Capital 10.11.3 yesterday, at the last prompt where it asks to login using iCloud I supplied my user/pass and then it sent code to my iPhone which I typed correctly but after that it ...
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How to sync LastPass or 1Password with Apple Keychain?

I am looking for a way to sync passwords between Apple Keychain and LastPass or 1Password1. Apple Keychans works quite well only if you are on Safari. The others work well if you are not on Safari ...
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VPN question on MAC

My customer has provided me these inputs to connect to their network: Server IP pkcs (.p12) file And a Certificate On Windows, I installed the .p12 file into the Local store, imported the CERT ...
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How to make OS X save password in the default keychain?

I have been using the Mac OS keychain since it was created with Mac OS 8.6 and I collected almost 4000 items. My default keychain has a different name than "login" and than my user name, and I moved ...
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Don't sync certain password with iCloud

Is there any way to specify that a certain password should not be synced to iCloud? Use case: I am allowed to have internet only on one mac address. So I use it on my laptop, but the password is ...
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Keychain won't let me Allow or Always Allow after 10.11.1 update 5

I am having the same problem described in this question: Keychain won't let copy passwords after 10.11.1 update The difference is, I do not have any of the listed "helper" applications ...