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comment How can I specify a system wide proxy without giving my password in plaintext?
The browser prompts for authentication (and presumably then throws the credentials away afterwards - idk how long the proxy auth lasts for?) And setting aside my orgs decisions, what do you think the best policy would be? separate, low value credentials for the internal proxy?
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comment How can I specify a system wide proxy without giving my password in plaintext?
Assuming I put in in ~/.profile. Is it normal to put passwords in plaintext for this kind of thing? The credentials are the same for everything in my organisation, so I'm assuming it's some sort of security faux pas to put it in plaintext anywhere (a faux pax generally - not just in terms of my organisation's policies)
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comment Create a virtual file that is actually a command
yeah it's looking like fuse is the way to go, thanks
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