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Bug 80056 - Use system key and password managment when possible
Summary: Use system key and password managment when possible
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: LibreOffice (show other bugs)
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Hardware: Other All
: medium enhancement
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Blocks: Desktop-Integration
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Reported: 2014-06-15 16:52 UTC by Arnaud Versini
Modified: 2017-09-20 21:03 UTC (History)
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Description Arnaud Versini 2014-06-15 16:52:35 UTC
Hi

Currently, LibreOffice have it's own way to store password and secure them with a master password. But desktop environment on Linux and also Windows and Mac have it's own system.

LibreOffice should use when it's available, the system password manager.
Comment 1 Arnaud Versini 2014-06-15 17:12:05 UTC
For example a sample program to use it on windows :
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/9221245/how-do-i-store-and-retrieve-credentials-from-the-windows-vault-credential-manage
Comment 2 William Gathoye 2014-06-15 18:16:05 UTC
I agree with Arnaud. Although there is a bunch of password managers, LibreOffice should at least support the main ones:

- Credential Manager (Windows Vault) on Windows;
- Keychain on OS X;
- kWallet on KDE
- Gnome Keyring for Gnome (do not use Seahorse since it is just a front-end for GPG and SSH).
- Keepass which is a multiplatform and FOSS.

Regards,
Comment 3 William Gathoye 2014-06-15 18:19:33 UTC
This feature request is obviously for remote file system accesses like WebDAV, CMIS, SMB, etc. not to open a document which is password protected.