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Catch 22 - NIS and Norton
I have had the situation (twice) that I changed my Norton password using the NIS Password Generator. The update was made correctly, but the next time I attempted to access NIS, I was told that I must first login into Norton. Of course, my password for logging into Norton is in the NIS Password Vault.
The first time this situation occurred, I had to attempt a login to Norton and state that I could not remember my password. After answering security questions, I was provided an email link that allowed me to set a new password (not through NIS). A lot of trouble.
The second time this situation occurred, I had save my new, NIS-generated password as a text file before restarting NIS. Also awkward, but workable.
I understand that Norton wants to be certain that you are the valid owner of the NIS Password Vault by making you go through the Norton logon. However, a simpler solution is needed rather than saving the Norton password externally or resetting the Norton password.