VCS provides a utility vcsencrypt to encrypt user passwords. Encrypt passwords before specifying them for Sybase and SybaseBk resource type definition.
The vcsencrypt utility also allows you to encrypt the agent passwords using a security key. The security key supports AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) encryption which creates a secure password for the agent. See the Cluster Server Administrator's Guide for more information.
To encrypt passwords
# vcsencrypt -agent
The utility prompts you to enter the password twice. Enter the password and press Return.
Enter Password: Enter Again:
Save the encrypted password for future reference.