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You should be able to just run sudo /usr/bin/dscl . -passwd /Users/username newpassword to change the password. The path is only relevant within Directory Services here, it doesn't need to be reflected on disk. The second command (sudo security set-keychain-password) is about changing the password to Keychain data, but as long as the user doesn't have any ...


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I would just make new accounts with the credentials you need and worry about deleting the broken ones later. https://www.jamf.com/jamf-nation/discussions/6438/best-way-to-create-hidden-admin-account If your MDM is JAMF, use their tool to automate hidden admin account creation and push the script out. If not, look for the github / Mac App Store tool ...


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I have this situation with a domain we purchased from another person who happened to set up an AppleID account with it before we purchased the domain-—so we now have the same email address but we can't reset the appleID with it alone--but we do get all AppleID related email intended for the previous owner. I'm not sure how to deal with that problem——but it ...


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This should work on most versions #!/bin/bash PATH=/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/usr/sbin:/sbin:/bin "/System/Library/CoreServices/Menu Extras/User.menu/Contents/Resources/CGSession" -suspend sleep 5 pmset sleepnow osascript -e 'tell application "System Events" to sleep' exit 0 The -suspend line will switch to the login screen (which takes a few seconds, ...


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After I post the question, I found the answer, the following command will generate the public key using the private key file: ssh-keygen -f -y "MyPrivateKey.pem" > "MyPublicKey.pub" then to remove it: ssh-add -d "MyPublicKey.pub" Reference


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The ‘read’ verb for defaults takes a domain, not a filename, therefore the .plist suffix should be omitted. sudo defaults read /var/db/dslocal/nodes/Default/users/user ShadowHashData


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Open system preferences and see if you can unlock a pane selecting the lock. https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT203127 🔒 That password is the one for admin access and it’s the same password needed for Xcode to install additional components and get admin control to debug and package files.


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https://support.apple.com/guide/safari/passwords-sfri40599/mac Open safari preferences and remove any saved passwords for the captive address (or all saved passwords) turn off password saving in Safari entirely turn off auto join for that network if you wish that as well


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This is likely due to iCloud's end-to-end encryption. According to Apple's iCloud security overview: End-to-end encryption provides the highest level of data security. Your data is protected with a key derived from information unique to your device, combined with your device passcode, which only you know. To access your data on a new device, you ...


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