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Hugh Duguid

30 Dec, 2019 04:21 PM

Is there a way to save the password for a Direct Connect credit card. We've set up a Credit Card account that is using the Direct Connect. Every time we open Moneydance we have to supply the Credit Card password. It would be nice if we didn't have to.

  1. 1 Posted by -Kevin N. on 30 Dec, 2019 04:40 PM

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    Hi Hugh,

    You'll need to create a Master Password and then you can instruct Moneydance to remember your online passwords.

    Take a look at the following Moneydance KB article:
    https://infinitekind.tenderapp.com/kb/customizing-and-preferences/p...

    -Kevin N. (not a member of MD support)

  2. 2 Posted by Hugh Duguid on 30 Dec, 2019 05:00 PM

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    Keven, I tried this, but even after closing and restarting MD several
    times, I'm having to enter the Master PS.
    I think that with the newest version of MD, files are automatically
    encrypted and it's not set up to use the master password.

  3. 3 Posted by -Kevin N. on 30 Dec, 2019 05:13 PM

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    Hi Hugh,

    You are correct; the Master Password must be entered each time that you access your data file. Creating a Master Password allows Moneydance to then remember online passwords. (when the appropriate checkbox is ticked)

    It is my understanding that creating a Master Password takes the place of the default encryption key. The Master Password creates an additional layer of security for access to your account information. Let's say, in the event of a lost or stolen laptop.

    -Kevin N. (not a member of MD support)

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