Password Manager Nirvana?
March 15, 2008 7:10 PM   Subscribe

Is anyone aware of a password manager that will perform the following functions?

Is anyone aware of a password manager that will perform the following functions:

1. Run on Windows machines.

2. Have both an admin and user mode.

3. Supports automatic sending of passwords and/or copy-pasting passwords to password dialogue boxes including web-sites, RDP sessions, customized applications?

4. Have said user-mode allow someone to put passwords into authentication challenges, but otherwise not allow the user to edit and/or see the password in plain-text.

I'm guessing not, but I thought I would ask...


posted by tcv to Technology (8 answers total)
If the user can access the password to a sufficient degree to insert it into an arbitrary application, they will be able to find out what it is. I don't think there's any practical way to do what you're asking; it's the DRM problem all over again.
posted by teraflop at 7:56 PM on March 15, 2008

KeePass supports #1 and #3
posted by blue_beetle at 8:07 PM on March 15, 2008

Response by poster: Yeah, I guess what most companies do with this stuff is just hope that their employees aren't vindictive. That, and they change multiple passwords after employee turn over...
posted by tcv at 8:10 PM on March 15, 2008

There are some commercial application password suites which do all of the above.
posted by iamabot at 8:34 PM on March 15, 2008

Response by poster: o rly?
posted by tcv at 8:57 PM on March 15, 2008

I'm not sure of all your terminology, but I've found Robo Form to be extremely diverse with many functions, including multi-user functionality. You can dl free, I bought it years ago and it has performed flawlessly.
posted by ~Sushma~ at 7:35 AM on March 16, 2008

KeePass does some of what you're looking for, may do the rest but I've never explored the options that much.
posted by arcticseal at 9:59 AM on March 16, 2008

Try Sticky Password Manager.
posted by tra at 10:30 PM on March 16, 2008

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