Lesson 8Manage Keychains

GOALS

Understand the keychain system

View and edit items saved inside a keychain

Create, manage, and repair keychain files

Turn on and manage the iCloud Keychain service

OS X features a sophisticated system that automatically protects all your authentication assets via the securely encrypted keychain system. Much as service workers might keep a keychain containing all the keys needed during their workday, OS X keeps all your resource passwords, certificates, keys, website forms, and even secure notes in encrypted storage. Every time you allow OS X to remember a password or any other potentially sensitive item, it saves it to the keychain system. Only your account password remains separate from all the other ...

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