Encrypting agent passwords

Use the vcsencrypt utility to encrypt passwords when editing the VCS configuration file main.cf when configuring agents that require user passwords.

See also Encrypting agent passwords using security keys.

Note   Do not use the vcsencrypt utility when entering passwords from a configuration wizard or from the Java and Web consoles.

To encrypt an agent password

  1. Run the utility from the command line.

    vcsencrypt -agent

  2. The utility prompts you to enter the password twice. Enter the password and press Return.

    Enter New Password:

    Enter Again:

  3. The utility encrypts the password and displays the encrypted password. Use the displayed password to edit the VCS configuration file main.cf.