Password Safe Documentation
Password Safe allows you to safely and easily create a secured and encrypted user
name/password list. With Password Safe all you have to do is create and remember a
single "Master Password" of your choice in order to unlock and access your entire user
Password safe only works in Windows operating system.
The Master Password must be a strong password and kept safe. Remember that if
you lose access to this password you will lose access to the rest of your passwords.
You should follow the guideline for creating a strong password and change it
An alternative to Password Safe is Password Gorilla. It can be found here:
Password Gorilla works in Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems.
Download Password safe here: http://passwordsafe.sourceforge.net/
If you don’t have admin access, please submit a work request and a tech can install it for
Double click the installation file and follow the next few steps.
Locate the Password Safe
icon on your Desktop and
click on it
Select where you
pwsafe.psafe3 file to
be saved. In this
case, I saved it on
my c:/ drive
Enter a Master
In case your
password is not
strong enough, you
will get notified.
Click on the ‘+’sign
to enter a new entry
click ok to
If your user name is
different for each entry click
‘No’, also you can click on
‘Don’t ask me again’
Your entry should now be saved. Exit the program by going to File -> Exit
Locate the Password Safe icon on your Desktop and start the program again.
Click here to
file if it’s not
If you need help please contact:
Information Security Liaison
SBSTech at 621-1596