Protecting your keys from unauthorized use. How to encrypt Access Keys with a master password.
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Encrypted Access Keys

With S3 Browser you can easily encrypt your Access Keys to protect them from unauthorized use. Click here to learn more on how you can enable encryption for your AWS credentials.

AES256-GCM is used to encrypt your Access Keys before writing to the disk. The Bouncy Castle crypto API is used to implement encryption.

How to decrypt Access Keys

1. When you start S3 Browser it prompts you to enter your master password - the password that was used to encrypt your Access Keys:

Master password prompt

Enter your password and click OK or press Enter

2. Enter your password and click OK or press Enter

How to reset or restore your master password

If you forgot your master password there is no way to reset or restore it.

You may try the following:

This will not affect any data in your account.

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