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Any way to recover lost passwords?
I've been using NIS 2009, and last week I decided to upgrade to NIS 2010. The upgrade failed, and the resolution process involved running the Norton Removal Tool and installing NIS 2010 from scratch.
In the process, I lost all of the login credentials that I had stored securely in NIS!
This is a major PITA because I had deliberately generated strong and unique passwords for many sites, secure in thebelief that NIS would look after them for me. I'm now faced with the prospect of going through the password reset process on each and every one of those sites.Grrrrr.
But before I embark on that onerous process, I thought I'd ask if there's a simple way to recover the stored passwords that were lost in this transition. I take nightly backups of my entire machine, so if they're stored in a file that I can simply restore from backup, that would save me a whole lot of heartache.