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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 ...
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Can I import my S/MIME cert in OSX 10.11.1

I try to create own CA and sign created certificates according to procedure described here: serverfault: Can I Create My Own S/MIME Certificate for Email Encryption? It works perfectly on my Linux ...
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Safari having trouble accessing my keychain

On El Capitan my Safari seems to have trouble remembering my settings for keychain: when the following pops up it stays there if I click "Allow" or "Always Allow". It goes away when I click "Deny" ...
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Error when running security in Terminal

I'm trying to export the keychains in Terminal. This is the code I used security> export -k SystemCACertificates.keychain -t all -f openssl -o goodone.txt And this is the error I got security: ...
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OS X 10.11 CardDAV with self-signed certificate

The CardDAV server I'm trying to connect to uses a self-signed certificate. Unfortunately I cannot do anything about it. In previous OS X versions, when connecting to this server the system asked if ...
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Grant rights on a certificate to an app through the shell

I'm currently looking for a way to grant an application rights to a certificate in my /Library/Keychains/System.keychain through the shell. I can currently do this through the Keychain Access App by ...
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Client SSL certificate failing in Safari (and what is SOSCCThisDeviceIsInCircle?)

I'm having difficulty using an X.509 certificate to do client authentication from Safari (9.0.1, as on OS X 10.10.5). The symptom is that I go to a https://... site which does client certificate ...
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CloudKeyChainProxy eating CPU

I have the CloudKeyChainProxy process eating my cpu and I can't use keychain any more nor sync with iCloud, I have a backup in time machine, would suggest an action ? EtreCheck version: 2.6.3 (223) ...
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How to add a self-signed root CA and always trust it from CLI on OSX

I succeeded importing a root CA to the keychain with sudo security add-trusted-cert -d -r trustRoot -k "/Library/Keychains/System.keychain" CA.crt But it's marked as Use System Defaults, like ...
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Certificate Assistant 5.0 CSR Error

I am trying to create a certificate for someone else with a CA I created in Certificate Assistant. However, certificate assistant will no open the CSR generated by the user. I receive the following: ...
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Keychain won't reveal forgotten password; how to fix?

Skype automatically logs me in by getting the password from my login keychain. This means I haven't typed the password in a long time, and I have forgotten it. When I select Skype (or anything else) ...
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Outlook 2011 Keychain entry rewritten - prompting for password after 10.10.5 update - keychain issue?

After applying the Yosemite 10.10.5 update and Security Update 2015-004 (1.0), my installation of Outlook 2011 prompts me for a password every time I check for mail. I have tried repairing Keychain ...
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Adding a company certificate to the keychain

I read the answer for this question OS X - Signing installer/application and found that I must put a certificate on a keychain to be able to run productsign on an installer produced by productbuild. ...
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How to install subordinate CA certificate into keychain from Terminal?

I'm a Windows engineer, setting up a Active Directory PKI, but know very little about Macs. I'm aware of how to install root certificates into the system keychain using: sudo security add-trusted-...
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Save password for custom keychain

I get this keychain promt after every reboot. Can I just set the password somehow, so I don't have to enter it again?
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Cannot reset default keychain

I recently forgot my login password, and had to change it through utilities and terminal. The problem is, after changing the password, the keychain access keeps asking for the "Local items" keychain ...
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Help me solve this Macbook wifi mystery

We noticed this week that our Macbook wifi connection was slow. On inspection, we discovered that the wifi wasn't auto-connecting to our network, but rather one named ATT5g---. If I selected our ...
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Unable to export .p12 certificate from Keychain Access [duplicate]

I'm trying to export a Developer certificate from Keychain Access. I've followed all the instructions and got to the point where I need to enter the "login" keychain password. However, when I enter ...
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“Verify Certificate” pops up every time I connect to the network

Every time I connect to the eduroam network, which is secured via PEAP/MSCHAPv2, the “Verify Certificate” dialog box pops up. I have to click “Continue” every time I open my laptop, which gets quite ...