Post details: Password storage utilities mini-review

Sep 10, 2006 : Password storage utilities mini-review

I read some KeePass coverage lately, and it does have ports to many operating systems, but a few weeks ago I started using PasswordSafe at work. So at home now I started looking into the PasswordSafe options for Linux.

MyPasswordSafe is a Qt app that only supports PasswordSafe v2 files, has very few fields for each "login" you save. It looks like there was a recent release, but the docs haven't been update for years.

Password Gorilla is a tcl/tk app that supports the latest features of PasswordSafe v3 files. It's a bit of work to set up (requires tclkit) but not too bad, and it runs on many operating systems. Doesn't have nice taskbar icon integration, though. This is what I started using on my Linux desktop.

pwsafe is a commandline utility that I haven't tried yet. Website shows that it hasn't been updated for about a year and only supports v2 files, unfortunately. This would be nice for ssh access to my linux passwordsafe file, if updated for v3.

Technorati tags:

Comments, Pingbacks:

Comment from: Topher [Visitor] · http://derosia.com
I still love my little gpg encrypted file with a bash alias to prompt me for my passphrase. It's fast, easy, and is accessable from any ssh term.
Permalink 09/11/06 @ 07:25

Leave a comment:

Your email address will not be displayed on this site.
Your URL will be displayed.
What is the 2-letter abbreviation for Michigan?
Allowed XHTML tags: <p, ul, ol, li, dl, dt, dd, address, blockquote, ins, del, span, bdo, br, em, strong, dfn, code, samp, kdb, var, cite, abbr, acronym, q, sub, sup, tt, i, b, big, small>
Options:
 
(Line breaks become <br />)
(Set cookies for name, email & url)

<  June 2019  >
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
          1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30

Categories


Archives

Misc

Syndicate this blog XML

powered by
b2evolution