Encode passwords in property and response files using WebSphere utilities

You can run PropFilePasswordEncoder and ResponseFilePasswordEncoder utilities in WebSphere Application Server to encode the property and response file passwords.

Encode passwords in WebSphere property files:

USAGE:  PropFilePasswordEncoder  file_name  password_properties_list  [-Backup/-noBackup]

EXAMPLE: <was_home>/bin/PropFilePasswordEncoder  <profile_root>/properties/soap.client.props   com.ibm.SOAP.loginPassword  -Backup

Encode passwords in WebSphere response files:

USAGE: ResponseFilePasswordEncoder file_name  assword_keys_list  [-Backup/-noBackup]

EXAMPLE: <was_home>/bin/PropFilePasswordEncoder  <W-Setup>/installresponse.txt  wasAdmin.password  -Backup

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I am IBM Certified Infrastructure Systems Architect, TOGAF 9 Certified, ITIL V3 Foundation certified and Oracle Certified Export in Java Web Component Developer with over 10 years of support and development experience in IBM middleware software and Java. Additionally, have a sound grip in databases, Linux and OpenStack administration. I hold the following certifications: IBM Certified Infrastructure Systems Architect TOGAF 9 Certified Oracle Certified Expert, Java EE6 Web Component Developer Oracle Certified Professional – Java 6 Programmer ITIL v3 Foundation Certified IBM Certified Solution Architect – Cloud Computing Infrastructure V1 IBM Certified System Administrator – WebSphere Portal V8, V7, V6.1, V6 IBM Certified System Administrator – WebSphere Application Server V7, V6.1 IBM Certified System Administrator – AIX V7 IBM Certified System Administrator – WebSphere MQ V7 IBM Certified Deployment Professional – Business Process Manager Advanced V7.5 IBM Certified Solution Advisor – Cloud Computing Architecture V3 IBM Certified Solution Developer – WebSphere Portal V5.1
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