#211 key disk

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2012-09-17
2005-03-15
Paco96
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It would be useful to, at a database creation (or after?),
have the option to activate a "key disk" creation (on hard
drive, jump drive, cd, floppy etc) similiar to what is done
in "Keepass" for "double security".

ref: http://keepass.sourceforge.net/

It also might be useful to be able to turn off the key disk
option, once the data base is opened. (Keepass ca't do
that).

Thanks for the opportunity for the suggestion.
I have been using Passwordsafe since it's creation by
Bruce Schneier at Counterpane Labs.

Discussion

  • Michael Smith
    Michael Smith
    2005-11-18

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    Along similar lines, Firefox had an installation version
    that can run of a USB drive (book marks history etc. Being
    able to carry my PWS files with me when I'm on the road and
    don't have access to my laptop I need to have access to me
    passwords (obviously randomly generated 15+ characters long
    and hence next to impossible to recall. Being able to just
    plug in and use my PWS would be a great capability.

     
  • Rony Shapiro
    Rony Shapiro
    2005-11-19

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    Hm,

    Seems to me that keeping the database on a disk-on-key
    provides the same security as the "key disk" in the sense
    that both the disk-on-key and the passphrase are required to
    access the data.

    If both the application and the database are stored on the
    disk-on-key, the application is fully portable between
    different PCs. No installation is required - the installable
    version is provided as a convenience.