Set up password encryption

You can encrypt passwords in the edgeencryption.properties file.

Before you begin

Make sure that the Edge Encryption proxy server is set up and successfully running before you set this property. Before setting this property, Stop the Edge Encryption proxy.

About this task

Encrypting passwords in the edgeencryption.properties file is good for security, but makes it difficult to debug connection and access issues during initial startup. Always set this property in production environments.

Procedure

  1. Change to the <installation directory>/conf/ directory.
  2. In the conf directory, create a text file that contains the password you want to use to encrypt the passwords in the edgeencryption.properties file.
  3. Open the edgeencryption.properties file.
  4. Set the password encryption property.
  5. Save and close the edgeencryption.properties file.

What to do next

After setting this property, you can Start the Edge Encryption proxy.