Web lists-archives.com

Re: Password Manager opinions and recommendations




On Sun 25 Mar 2018 at 21:54:22 -0400, rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx wrote:

> <extensive snipping to reply to just one point--I may respond to others at 
> some time in the future>
> 
> On Sunday, March 25, 2018 08:38:25 PM Richard Hector wrote:
> > On 26/03/18 04:52, rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > >    * a means to automatically update passwords on the target websites (to
> > > 
> > > facilitate regular / frequent password changes)--this is probably a
> > > stretch--I mean something that would work its way through the various
> > > screens and prompts to change a password with a minimum of manual
> > > intervention by me
> > 
> > Difficult. That would have to be scripted for each website etc, wouldn't
> > it?
> 
> Yes, at least I think so, unless there is some standard for how to handle 
> passwords (including changing them) on websites.  I suspect that there isn't.  
> There may be some commonality in websites generated by a common website 
> "generator" (one of those packages that help you create a website--I think 
> they exist, but I've never used one--maybe Drupal is an example?

The standard exists. You change your password via the website. Then you
inform your password manager of the change.

-- 
Brian.