Sun OpenSSO Enterprise 8.0 Release Notes

3766: encode.jsp and ampassword -e differ with multi-byte (non-ASCII) characters

If a password file contain multi-byte (non-ASCII) characters, the ampassword utility does not return the correct encrypted value. However, encode.jsp does return the correct value.

Workaround. If you are using ampassword, use a password file that contain only ASCII characters. If the password contains multi-byte characters, use encode.jsp to encrypt the password:

  1. Log in to the OpenSSO Admin Console as amadmin.

  2. Specify the following URL:

  3. When you are prompted, enter the password and click Encode.

  4. Copy the encrypted password.