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How can I restart the server without being asked for the passphrase?

The server can be started without a passphrase by creating a file called /etc/WiKID/security and entering "WAUTH_PASSPHRASE=passphrase" on the first line. This allows a restart without manual intervention.  If your passphrase has spaces, put it in single quotes:  "WAUTH_PASSPHRASE='pass phrase'

An Analysis of the Inevitable Analyses of the Gawker Password Breach

Here we go again.  Another attack results in a password file being posted on the Internet.  Queue the analysis of the password file.  State how users always choose the simplest passwords and cannot be trusted with their own security choices.  Of course, this is a great time for WiKID to note that two-factor authentication solves this problem. 

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