Sun Java System Communications Express 6.3 Administration Guide

Managing Passwords

Communications Express provides a script that helps administrators to encrypt passwords.

ProcedureTo Change Passwords

  1. Go to uwc-basedir/SUNWuwc/sbin directory.

  2. Type the following at the command line prompt:

    ./manage-password -e -d /var/opt/SUNWuwc/ 
  3. The following output is displayed. Type the password that you want to encrypt. To exit, type quit:

    					Option -ep is selected 
    					usr/jdk/entsys-j2se/bin/java -classpath /opt/SUNWuwc/lib/classes:/usr/jdk/entsys-	
    					j2se/lib/ com.sun.msg.install.util.UWCEncryptionManager -ep 	/var/opt/SUNWuwc/ 	
    					Type quit to exit the program   	
    					Enter text to be encrypted:<text_to_be_enctypted>
    					Encrypted String is:- Ul/LlVF5eUUsWTeQyHbxwg==  	
    					Enter text to be encrypted:quit
  4. Copy the encrypted password and paste it in the appropriate property file.