Submit Hint Search The Forums LinksStatsPollsHeadlinesRSS
14,000 hints and counting!

Access privileges after password change System
I recently changed my password as administrator in osX. Now everytime I want to do anything that involves the keychain I have to give my password whereas before it would let me have access automatically. This is particularly annoying when I want to access my email, (I use Eudora 5.1). Is there anyway to get my keychain to recognize my new password without me having to enter it everytime?
    •    
  • Currently 2.33 / 5
  You rated: 2 / 5 (3 votes cast)
 
[3,688 views]  

Access privileges after password change | 2 comments | Create New Account
Click here to return to the 'Access privileges after password change' hint
The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. This site is not responsible for what they say.
Use Applications/Utilities/Keychain Access
Authored by: Anonymous on May 08, '01 05:20:21AM

Hi!
You might need to set your keychain password to equal your login Password once again.
To do so, launch Keychain Access from the Application/Utilities Folder
Under the "Edit"-menu you should find Something like "Preferences for <username>"
I think that might help,

ralf



[ Reply to This | # ]
Access privileges after password change
Authored by: macwebmac on Apr 17, '03 08:04:50AM

keychain password tip

u cant set keychain pass for less then 6 letters
but your username pass can be 4 letters

tip
change your password (in System Prefs, My Account)
it will tell u your keychain pass was changed to your new pass
now retur yuor pass to your old one, u got same messege
now your keychain is 4 letters and matches you user pass
and no more mail/eudora asking for keychain pass every time u
log in



[ Reply to This | # ]