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Questions tagged [keychain]

The password management system in macOS

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How can I repair a keychain in Mojave?

Whenever I encounter a password field in Safari which it wants to auto-fill using my keychain, it freezes up for a few minutes and shows nothing but the beach ball. I presume it has to do with a ...
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iOS and Burp Suite Certificate - Impossible to trust certificate? [on hold]

I have the same question as this guy and it seems like trusting SSL certificates on the iPhone does nothing -- it's essentially broken, from what I can tell. I have proxied my WiFi traffic to my ...
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iOS 12.1.4 : Lost keychain passwords after signing out from Apple ID

I have an iPhone 7 running iOS 12.1.4. Today, I just randomly signed out from my Apple ID. Then I again signed in using my Apple ID and received all my pictures and videos back from iCloud. But I lost ...
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Switching the Wi-Fi network from terminal does not succeed (DHCP fails)

I am trying to switch Wi-Fi network via the command line: networksetup -setairportnetwork en0 corpnet01 networksetup -setairportnetwork en0 Home where "Office" and "Home" are DHCP enabled networks. ...
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How to access keychain password from cocoa app when password is stored by authorization plugin bundle, without prompting for keychain password [on hold]

I am new to Objective C and OS X development so, please excuse if there are any mistakes. I am storing a token as generic password i.e kSecClassGenericPassword in keychain using authorization plugin ...
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Automatically Mount Encrypted Core Storage Volume (10.14.4+)

Prior to Mojave 10.14.4, macOS would automatically attempt to mount locked Core Storage volumes, and if the necessary password was found in the current user's keychain this would occur automatically. ...
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Mail uses an expired SSL certificate instead of new

I've completely forgot to renew my Lets Encrypt certificate and was greeted with a message: "Mail can't identify the identity of server mydomain.com". When checking the details I could indeed see that ...
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OneNote seems stuck with keychain. Can't log in

This is what happened: I upgraded my passwords on different services, including Microsoft's, which I only use it to work with OneNote. As expected, all apps with login changes asked me to re-login, no ...
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Error when importing certificate to Login keychain

I am trying to import a certificate into my Login keychain, using the Keychain Menu bar → File → Import items.... I navigate to the certificate, which is a .pfx file. It asks for my password and I ...
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Mac password stopped working after I created a new keychain entry

I wanted to use Keychain to store a very long seedphrase. After entering it, the password for my Mac stopped working. I'm panicking because I set this computer up ages ago, so I don't know if I have a ...
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What is identityservicesd?

*Just a preface I do not have anything noticeably wrong with my computer (MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015), Mojave 10.14.4), and I was learning as I went along. In the process of cleaning out ...
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Keychain does not sync all Keychain items across devices

The Keychain application on my Macbook only syncs the "iCloud Keychain" items with my other Apple devices, which I guess is somewhat the point of "iCloud Keychain", specifically the passwords that are ...
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iCloud Keychain in Safari Requires Password

I'm running macOS 10.14.4 with iCloud keychain. Safari is asking me to use touch ID or password every time I want to fill-in credentials. That wasn't the behavior since lately. I saw some articles ...
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“Write Permission Not Granted” When saving to Windows Share from Photoshop

I've been banging my head against this and figured it's time I come to the community and see if any Apple experts can offer some advice on what to try. I've done the following: The users have their ...
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Open Keychain Access Get Info window after loading certificate

I add in my program certificate to login keychain and opened Keychain Access application. I wanted also to open Get Info window for this specific certificate automatically. But it is neither possible ...
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After latest Safari update, bank websites don't recognize my computer or autofilled name+pwd

I'm running 10.13.6 on a late-2014 MBP. After the latest Safari update (to 12.1), bank websites don't recognize my computer and/or autofilled user name+password. Facebook says it doesn't recognize ...
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Empty Keychains “1” that cannot be deleted

When opening Keychain Access I have a bunch of empty keychains named 1 as well as the normal login keychain. These cannot be deleted. What are they and what are they for? How do I get rid of them? (...
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Private / Public Key

Provisioning profiles are available in ~/Library/MobileDevice/Provisioning\ Profiles. But, when creating a Certificate Signing Request, where are the public and private key stored on Mac OS? Meaning,...
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Error code: error connecting to apple id server

I tried to use the key chain access fix of opening keychain and clicking preferences but when i click preferences this is what I see. What do i do now. i cannot access anything that requires the use ...
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Get Keychain password when managed by Network Access Server

I have a corporate macOS computer where the password is managed by a Network Access Server for Active Directory. If an admin changes my password on their system and my computer is connected to the ...
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How to withdraw ssl from exceptions

Recently I've tried to open a website. I used TorBrowser. When I opened it I saw a message that is was something wrong with the website's certificate. I clicked "Advanced", and then I clicked ...
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Keep content pane of Keychain Access.app window as black text on white while in Dark Mode in Mojave

I know that while Dark Mode is engaged on macOS Mojave, Notes.app offers an option to keep using black-text-on-white-background for its content pane. ➥ Can the same be done for Keychain Access.app? ...
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Managing iCloud Keychain Accounts on iOS

How do you do this? On macOS, once you enable iCloud Keychain, all of your accounts get listed in the Internet Accounts System Preferences Pane. Active ones and inactive ones. So on any given Mac, ...
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Remote Desktop Password

The first time I access an RDP server I'm prompted to trust the server's certificate. I check the box to trust it and see the certificate in my keychain. But when I log on to the server I am ...
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Keychain not accessible when user logs out?

I have a cronjob that runs a bash script every couple of hours. This bash script connects via ssh to a server using ssh keys. The private key I use for connecting to the server is protected by a ...
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skype wants to export “Apple ID Authentication” from the keychain

Today, I came back from having a coffee, unlock my Macbook (12" 2017, running Skype version 8.39.0.175 in Mojave 10.14.3 and I see this: Does anyone have any idea what is this and why would Skype ...
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Importing/Exporting Preview Signatures onto OS X 10.14 Mojave from OS X Sierra

I use a Mac Pro (mid-2010) running on MacOS Mojave (no tracking pads or cameras) and was unable to export signature file from my Macbook Air (mid-2013) running on MacOS Sierra. I tried the old ...
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A keychain cannot be found to store *network* Macbook Pro (el capitan 2010)

My MacBook is having problems with the keychain. I have taken it to an apple shop and it has not been fixed (his solution is to delete everything from the user and set up a new user and transfer all ...
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Multiple duplicate keychain DBs that don't get cleaned up

Developing with Fastlane, and as a result, I am creating fastlane.keychain keychain. Everytime it runs, it creates a new keychain with same name. OK, that's my fault. However when I tried to delete ...
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Mac OS network password change syncs partially

In the company I work we use a Network Account Server. Every 3 months we have to change the password. My machine behaves weirdly at every restart. When the login screen comes, my current password does ...
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Manually added keychain password not showing on Mac

I have a website I previously logged into using iCloud Keychain that has changed its domain/URL. I can still log in by using "other passwords" and finding the old domain, however this isn't ideal. I ...
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Which keychain holds user trusted certificates?

I tried to do a clean install of my El Capitan MacBook but realised that much of my keychain migrated over. When I went into keychain access it showed a number of different keychains. I reset the "...
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How to access Keychain from Time Machine back up of dead mac?

I have an older (2011) Macbook Pro that just failed. I have a Time Machine back up of everything and I have a new Macbook Pro that I use for work. How can I access the files on the Time Machine using ...
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Cannot export System.keychain Certificate from with private key as p12 via Terminal security export command

I have a machine certificate installed in system.keychain and want to export certificate with privet key via security export command. But getting error :security: SecKeychainItemExport: User ...
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sharingd keychain

sharingd keychain sharingd is currently asking for my password in keychain "my second key chain". If I understand correctly I should be able to pass the key to the keychain "login" and not being ...
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How do I keep my SSH private key passphrase away from OSX?

I recently created an SSH public/private keypair on my Mac OSX Yosemite system and for this use-case, I wanted to encrypt the private key with a passphrase. However, the first time I attempted to use ...
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Able to receive but unable to send emails on macOS Mojave from any account using any app

I have a 2018 15" MacBook Pro running macOS Mojave 10.14.2. I am unable to send emails from any account (be it Yahoo, Hotmail, AOL or others) using any app (tried the default Mail app, Canary Mail, ...
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Storing SSH passphrase in memory but not saving it to the keychain persistently

Answers to this question explain how to have SSH passphrases added to the keychain when they are entered. Having recently upgraded from a previous version of OSX, I'm used to the passphrases being ...
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How to show passwords in Keychain Access?

Is there any setting that is supposed to cause the macOS Keychain Access app to show, in the password area, not the passwords themselves but instead random-looking capital alphanumeric characters? ...
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Chrome command line : Provide custom “Chrome Safe Storage” Keychain password

To decrypt Cookies and passwords, Chrome needs the "Chrome Safe Storage" password stored in the Keychain. I want to be able to run Chrome with a different "Chrome Safe Storage" password. Is there ...
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Problem loading images from googleusercontent

Recently switched from Chrome to Firefox Quantum and noticed that images from *.googleusercontent.com aren't loading because "The connection used to fetch the resource was not secure" If I attempt to ...
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After running `ssh-add -K` to add my SSH key to the Apple Keychain, what is the name and type of entry shown in Keychain Access.app?

Supposedly this console command will add my private SSH key to the Apple Keychain, as discussed in this Answer on the Question, How to use Mac OS X Keychain with SSH keys?: ssh-add -K path-to-my-...
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Strange .userchain file on my Mojave desktop

Mac Pro (early 2009) 4,1 -> 5,1 macOS 10.14.2 via DosDude1 I have a strange hidden text file on my Desktop called .userchain. It's 48 bytes long and consists of 3 seemingly random alpha-numeric 10 ...
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Is the only way to update password stored in Keychain, to delete the old/existing stored password & re-add its new “update”?

If the only way to update a password stored in Keychain, is to delete its old/existing stored password & re-add its new update, then steps like this show how. But I'm curious if there is a way to ...
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Apple Mail warning: Unable to verify message signature

After upgrading from Sierra to Mojave (macOS 10.14), Apple mail started to display the warning Unable to verify message signature above all signed and encrypted emails. When clicking on Details, it ...
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How to make iOS open separate keychain files from macOS

I have separate keychain files on my Mac, but they are obviously not synced via iCloud. Are there any way to open them on iOS? Conversion to another format is viable, but free (both in beer and speech)...
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Mac High Sierra not able to Set Touch ID - Canceled by another authentication

I am not able to set the touch id, may be after some minor update to High Sierra. Before that everything was working fine. I tried reseting the password for KeyChain Login and KeyChain Local items, ...
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node wants to use the “Local Items” keychain

Every so often when I open my computer, that message appears. Can anyone tell me what node is?
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How do I change the Keychaing password on a used Apple Mac

I bought a used Apple all in one Desktop Computer. I need to know how to change the Keychain password since I don't know it. The man passed away and I purchased it at an auction. Is there anything ...
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Mac Keychain problems after deleting .AppleSetupDone

So one day I decided to restart my macbook pro mid 2012 13" but then i noticed my user is gone and it is asking me for a name and password, so i tried to type my username and password yet it was wrong....