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Security

Description

 

Use the File - Preferences - Security to configure the security settings of Password Vault Manager for Mac.

 

Preferences - Security

Preferences - Security

 

Preferences - Security

Preferences - Security

Settings

 

Application security (local)

 

Option

Description

No application password

The application will have no security enabled. However it's recommended to use the default Mac lock workstation feature.

Use application password

Enable the application level security and define a specific password to access the application.

 

2-Factor authentication

 

Option

Description

Require Yubikey authentication

Use a Yubikey device to get access to the application when opening it or when it's locked.

Require Google Authenticator

Use Google Authenticator to get access to the application when opening it or when it's locked.

 

Consult the authentication topic or the topic to learn how to configure a.

 

Lock

 

Option

Description

Lock application when minimized

Lock application when minimized in the taskbar.

Lock application when idle

Automatically lock the application when it's not used after a determined number of time. The value is in minute.

 

Offline security

 

This section contains the global offline security settings.

 

Option

Description

Default security

The application uses an offline file that is encrypted with a non-portable computed key hash.

Enhanced security

The application uses an offline file that is encrypted with a hash of the non-portable computed key plus user specific password. This password is saved internally by default.

Prompt for offline access

Selecting this option forces the user to enter the password prior to accessing the offline data.