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You can encrypt property values in configuration files using an encryption tool. Passwords are the most commonly encrypted values, but you can encrypt any value.


Enable encryption.


  1. Go to <SMSBUILDER_HOME>/bin, and run:
    ../ <decryptionValue> <password>
    • <decryptionValue> is the value of decryptionkey, defined in
    • <password> is the property value to encrypt.
    The result of running the command is an encrypted and Base64-encoded value, for example:
  2. In the configuration file, enter the encrypted value, prepended with {enc}, for example:

    {enc} alerts the configuration manager to unencrypt the property value before using it.