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revised I'm an IT consultant. Should I discourage a client from telling me his password?
Improving title. Also adding the new tag "physical-access".
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comment I'm an IT consultant. Should I discourage a client from telling me his password?
@TildalWave: I like billing by the minute. If I get distracted by some interesting webpage, I can stop billing, enjoy the webpage, then resume billing. Billing by the second would be too complicated.
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15
comment I'm an IT consultant. Should I discourage a client from telling me his password?
@TildalWave: As for your first point: Since you misunderstood "IT consultant", you are free to edit your answer if you like. Of course, it's not required. As for your question: If plan B or plan C were clearly unnecessary, then it would be clearly unethical to charge money for the extra minutes required. They aren't clearly unnecessary, but if I ever do them, I think I will still warn my client in advance that they will have to pay for the extra minutes required.
Jul
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comment I'm an IT consultant. Should I discourage a client from telling me his password?
You are both correct. I have downvoted the answer. Dear TildalWave, if you fix your answer, please request me to change my vote.
Jul
14
comment I'm an IT consultant. Should I discourage a client from telling me his password?
-1. What does "randomize computer" mean? What does "the browser in a password that is more important" mean? Please edit your answer and make it clearer. Also, if you used Google Translate to translate your answer into English: Please do not use Google Translate.
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comment Is it OK to tell your password to your company's sysadmin?
-1. AviD has pointed out that if the sysadmin resets your password, it creates an audit trail, whereas if you change it for the sysadmin, there's no audit trail. Don't share your password: instead, ask your sysadmin to reset it then to diagnose the problem.
Jul
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comment Is it OK to tell your password to your company's sysadmin?
@ddyer: What's a service account?
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revised Is it OK to tell your password to your company's sysadmin?
Improving title. See: http://security.stackexchange.com/questions/5539/is-it-ok-to-tell-your-user-password-to-your-company-sysadmin-how-about-your-com#comment61481_5539
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comment Is it OK to tell your password to your company's sysadmin?
@MichaelKjörling: It looks like DavidHoude's answer has now been deleted.
Jul
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comment Is it OK to tell your password to your company's sysadmin?
@MichaelKjörling: Suggested revision 2 unwisely changed the phrase "After having some email problems, our newly employed IT administrator asked me for a password to see with hosting company why exactly" to "After some email problems, our newly employed IT administrator asked me for the password to our hosting company to see why exactly". The OP didn't catch the problem, & so approved the suggested edit. The OP has now fixed the mistake. So it turns out that, after all, it was the OP's user password which the sysadmin requested.