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Can't view login password for local NAS device

222 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Dec 11, 2012 10:01 AM by Linc Davis RSS
Richard E. Cooke Level 2 Level 2 (220 points)
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Dec 11, 2012 7:55 AM

This has me stumped!  Any thoughts greately appreciated.

 

I setup a client's DNS-325 Network Attached Storage device (NAS) from his MBP runing OS X Lion (10.8) and Safari 6.02.

 

When you setup this device it makes you set an Admin password (no defaults), this is more secure so I don't mind.  I recorded the password on a notpad - can't find the notepad.

 

I didn't panic because I "know" the password will be stored in his Keychain on the MBP.  Except I can't find it!

 

Since this is a local device, it has a local address - 10.0.0.240.  Usually you search the keychain for that address, or just .240 or 240 and up it pops!  This time nada.  For a sanity check, I looked up his local router (10.0.0.1) - no problem, its there.

 

I also searched "DNS", "NAS", "325" and "Dlink" without any luck.

 

What the heck is going on?

 

I looked at the saved form info inside Safari, and its not there (nothing is there actually, its blank).

 

But, when I go to the device in Safari, the password is PRE-FILLED OUT!!!  Argh!  Its gotta be stored someplace!!

 

Where?  How?

 

Oh sure, I can RESET the device and start over.  That is my backup plan.  But I hate to give up.....

MacBook Pro, OS X Mountain Lion

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