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Keepass Password Safe - Bulk Actions using field references

Keepass password vault and the simplicity of the tool are essential if your day to day work. But I always encountered problem when it came to bulk actions; especially when passwords were the same for a set of servers (group)

Bulk Actions on Keepass

To do bulk actions (mass batch changes) , it is always advisable to have your list organized into groups. So that in future you can make it more granular. Below is a sample to reference a single master password for a group of NON-PROD Unix Servers
  • Create a MASTER entry into the group.  (eg  MASTER_NON_PROD_UNIX)
  • Put your group password into this entry
  • Edit the individual entries which you want to reference this MASTER entry
  • Within the Edit Window -> Remove any entries from "Password" and "Repeat" fields
  • Within the Edit Window -> Tools -> Insert Field Reference -> "In password Field"  k1

  • Select the MASTER entry from the list.
  • Identify source entry by "UUID"   , Source field to reference "Password".  Keepass2

  • Save the settings.
  • Next time, you just need to change the master entry and the rest of the group entries will follow the master.

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