Encrypting VCS passwords

Use the vcsencrypt utility to encrypt passwords when you edit the VCS configuration file main.cf to add VCS users.


Do not use the vcsencrypt utility when you enter passwords from the Java console.

To encrypt a password

  1. Run the utility from the command line.
    # vcsencrypt -vcs
  2. The utility prompts you to enter the password twice. Enter the password and press Return.
     Enter Password:
     Enter Again:
  3. The utility encrypts the password and displays the encrypted password. Use this password to edit the VCS configuration file main.cf.