Shell Script for "Password Management"


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Shell Script for "Password Management"

Hi all,


Does anyone know of a 'simple' shell script available out there to do with 'password management'?



Age is really quickly catching up so one of these days I will really need to have a password management of some sort. Unfortunately, I am not the sysadmin of the servers and I can't install any utilities of sort, I can only use whatever's available now on the server. I've found some password manager tools, like pass, gopass, titan etc but as mentioned, I can 't install it. There are some Perl and Python scripts available now I presume, but I am sure I don't have much of the modules used on those scripts.



At the moment, am using KeePass on Windows and copying/pasting stuff from Windows to *nix server that I access via RDP and PuTTY/ssh to the server.



Am just looking at something real 'basic'. one that I can 'store' my password as an encrypted file. And then, whenever I need it, I just run the same script passing a username which will then display the password in plaintext. I will have to supply a password or pass phrase or something like that when I run the script.


Anyway, hoping for some feedback, suggestion, advise on this. Maybe someone already know of a script that I can use and modify to suit for what I am wanting to do.


Thanks in advance.
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I'd have a basic tryout-draft...
Where I 'currently' 'fail' using LUKS (properly ; cryptsetup) to "mount" an encrypted file to a folder.
Currently as in: havent looked at the file for five years and gave it one quick shot today before I had to leave.

As it is right now (fallback), it allows you to mount a file that will contain the password file (anything for that matter).

So, not yet encrypted, but at least not as a loose file.

But it will require sudo rights for your account / at least for mount.

So I'm not sure if it would be of help?
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