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Privately sharing web maps with clients

Goal: to share a web map (ideally created on ArcGIS Online) with clients that do not have an ArcGIS Online (AGOL) account, via a private link or password-protected page. Research Findings: It is NOT ...
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Geoserver admin credentials lost , Is there a way to retrieve it? [duplicate]

We had setup Geoserver within our internal server and change the default credentials. Now due to some circumstances we have lost the geoserver admin credentials, is there anyway to retrieve the same. ...
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Disable storage of passwords in QGIS

Is it possible to disable the option of saving passwords for web map services or web feature services in the QGIS data source manager? There is a big warning for all users, but not all employees of ...
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Why do we have to re-enter authentication master password in QGIS?

In our companies IT infrastructure (MS Windows 10) we use QGIS authentication configurations for access to PostGIS databases, with the master password opted to be stored in the password manager in ...
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Set NEW master authentication password not working

I've having an issue with the master authentication password. When trying to set a new password it will never let me click "OK". No combination of upper case/ lower case/ symbols/ number etc. seems ...
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Unable to open password-protected raster in Georeferencer [closed]

I am using QGIS 3.4. I am unable to open a PDF file, a password-protected topo sheet in the Georeferencer. I do have the password. The error message is: A password is needed. You can specify it ...
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Password protect QGIS project file (.qgz)

I want to password protect my QGIS Project file (.qgz). Goal: Without password no one can open or modify it. Maybe a read/write or just write protection. I can't find an option in QGIS. Any idea? ...
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Where is QGIS master password stored

I have a QGIS project, based on data from a PostgreSQL database. In this database I create an extra user, with limited rights. I want to give this project to other users, but I don't want that they ...
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ArcGIS Python Add-ins Password Input

I am working on a ArcGIS Python Add-ins which need user login to get data. Rather than exposing user's password in a combobox forever, we need to have a password input box which only show * while user ...
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Change in PostGIS database password prompts for user credentials on QGIS start

I am using QGIS 3.4.6 and I have a project file which was set up with a PostGIS database connection with basic authentication prompting for a username and password. This was stored as plain text in ...
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From QGIS 3.4.5 and 3.6 asks password repeadly to connect to PostgreSQL 10 [closed]

Action: At first time when opening project on QGIS 3.4.5 and 3.6 versions needs credentials to connect to PostgreSQL DB. Problem: But after that when connection is success with correct credentials ...
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Getting user password from ArcSDE using Workspace Properties - python

Looking at this page for getting Workspace Properties I am wondering if there is a simple way to get a Users password from an existing SDE connection on the users machine? Using the code sample from ...
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How to get rid of master password in QGIS 3

Is there way to get rid of the current master password in QGIS 3? I want to start from scratch with a new master password and new auth. database. When I clear or erase the auth db (even delete ...
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Hiding password of PostGIS layer in QGIS Plugin

How can I hide the password in QGIS Vector Layer (PostGIS) in a Plugin (via PyQGIS)? If the layer is created. uri = QgsDataSourceURI() uri.setConnection(self.uri.host(), self.uri.port(), self.uri....
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How to find forget password in QGIS DB manager?

I am new to QGIS. I forget the DB manager password . Is there a way to fix it?
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Shapefile write protect not using Microsoft? [closed]

I need to send a file to a client which can't be edited or exported. It should be write protected using a password. Is there any way to do this with a shapefile?
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Can I set up a PostGIS store/connection in GeoServer without user password for database?

When creating a PostGIS store in GeoServer, the guidelines I saw ask us to fill in database connection parameters including: host, port, database, schema, username, and password. This is a bit ...
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Password Protect QGIS project

On a shared computer, I have a QGIS project which links up to a PostGIS database that contains my data. If a user wants to access layers from the db, they have to enter the db credentials, so that's ...
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How do I remove username / password from an ArcGIS mxd?

When you create an mxd and use layers from a database connection where you are using "Database authentication" and clicked "Save username and password" and share the mxd with others, why are others ...
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