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forgotten password (2 posts)

  • Started 15 years ago by dakrusha
  • Latest reply 15 years ago from Scott McGuire
  • dakrusha Member

    I have lost a password for one of my FTP logins. How do i extract it out of fetch? I know there are programs for PC that will do this but can't find one for mac. Any help would be great.

    Posted 15 years ago #

  • Scott McGuire Administrator


    These instructions apply to Fetch 5.

    If you have saved your password in a shortcut, you can find it out again by using the Keychain Access application (in the Utilities folder in the Applications folder). When you created the shortcut and entered a password for it, the password was automatically saved in your keychain.

    To find your shortcut's password in the Keychain Access application:

    * Open the Keychain Access application.
    * Look for an entry whose Name is the name of the server specified in the shortcut, and whose Kind is "Fetch password" (or possibly "Internet password").
    * Display the entry's details by double-clicking on the entry (Mac OS X 10.4 or later) or clicking once on the entry (Mac OS X 10.3).
    * Click the "Show password" checkbox and enter your keychain passphrase (usually the same as your Mac's login/administrative password) to see the password.

    If you haven't saved your password in a shortcut, you will need to contact the folks who run the server in order to get your password.


    Scott McGuire
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 15 years ago #


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