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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 installed....
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Can Keychain use the same credentials for multiple sites?

I'm working in an enterprise environment in which one password is used across a number of different websites. Changing my password is painful, because it has to be re-entered for each site. Too many ...
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Keychain login password not working for Allow access

I'm working through iOS push notification setup and tried to export the private key as a Personal Information Exchange (.p12) cert and when I'm prompted for the "login" password it won't take it. I've ...
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Endless password prompts when trying to export (or otherwise change access) of private key in Mac Mini

I am trying to export certificate and private key into PKCS #12 file (.p12) using Keychain Access.app. The key and associated certificates do exist and I can use them from terminal using codesign for ...
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Changing corporate password

From time to time my company requires me to change my password. We are mostly a PC based organization and everything revolves around Windows logon. There are a few Mac users that are on their own. ...
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Credentials popup keeps popping up after El Capitan upgrade

Display of problem here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lU_d1P-qX1s (10 seconds long) I'm a developer and have all sorts of programs installed, including SourceTree and GitHub's desktop app. ...
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Keychain does not show passwords after El Capitan upgrade

When I click on "Show password:" and enter password then click "Allow" button, then my cursor just keep loading and password does not show. Keychain looks like it's frozen, only "Deny" button works ...
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MacBook Keychain problems

Had a new MacBook at Christmas linked to iCloud password. Forgot iCloud password so Apple reset it for me. I can login to MacBook using new iCloud password now but Keychain won't allow me to open ...
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Remembered Networks from keychain

I recently was trying to fix my iPhone and was told that resetting my "Network Settings" might help. I did not know at the time that it would delete all of my remembered wifi networks. Is there ...
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“networksetup is trying to modify the system network configuration” dialogue wont go away!

I keep getting this dialogue on a recently upgraded MacBook running El Capitan -- it doesn't matter how many times I enter my password, it just keeps opening and opening: This is appearing when ...
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“Keychain System cannot be found”

After upgrading to 10.11.2 my laptop stopped connecting automatically to my WiFi network. When I manually select the network it connects, but then it pops up a dialog saying "Keychain System cannot be ...
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There was an error connecting to Apple ID server

I am trying to login to iTunes App Store or the Mac App store on my Mac but it gives me the error every time "There was an error connecting to Apple ID server". Till now I have : Removed all the ...
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“This certificate was signed by an untrusted issuer”: what's causing such an error?

I am having trouble with a specific financial services provider; every time I try to visit myvisaaccount.com to check my card balance etc, I get the dreaded Chrome red strikethrough https and x-ed ...
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Move item from iCloud keychain to normal keychain

Is there any way that I can move an iCloud keychain item, in particular an internet account, to a normal keychain? Moving items between keychains usually works with drag and drop, but I cannot drag an ...
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Where has “Keychain First Aid” gone?

On my machine running OS X El Capitan, there is no "Keychain First Aid" option in the Keychain Access app. All documentation, including Mac OS Help in El Capitan, says to go to the Keychain Access ...
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Is there a way to remove all revoked certs from Keychain Access

That does not involve manually doing it. I.e. some sort of command line tool/script
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Request SSL certificate with 4096-bit key

In Mac OS X I can request SSL certificate form 3rd party Certificate Authority (CA). That could be done in Keychain Access > Certificate assistant > Request a Certificate from a Certificate ...
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How to manually add ssh key to keychain?

In the past year I've been using dsa keys to access several remote machines. On one of these machine, dsa keys have been deprecated so I simply switched to rsa. In doing so it seems that my key is not ...
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How to copy the “Local Items” Keychain to a new mac? [duplicate]

I copied my whole HDD from MBPOld to MBPNew, but saw the "Local Objects" Keychain is empty. I then saw there is a folder in ~/Library/Keychains named like the UUID of the Mac. (which can be retrieved ...
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Keychain: Beachball When Visualizing Password

I can use the passwords in the keychain when opening a program, but if I try to display the password in the keychain entry I get asked for the root password. When entering the root password the ...