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Error when encrypting LDAP authentication password

Technote (troubleshooting)


Problem(Abstract)

Using the utility to encrypt the LDAP connection password when using Tivoli Endpoint Manager for Remote Control 8.2.0 and 8.2.1 reports an error and the password is not encrypted.

Cause

The command, that is provided in the TRC 5.1.2 documentation and referenced from the Tivoli Endpoint Manager for Remote Control documentation , for running the encryption utility uses a jar file that is only valid for TRC 5.1.2 .

Resolving the problem

The following command should be used for encrypting the LDAP connection password when using Tivoli Endpoint Manager for Remote Control.

java -cp ./trc.jar com.ibm.uk.greenock.authentication.Encrypt <password>

where password is the LDAP password to be encrypted

for example

java -cp ./trc.jar com.ibm.uk.greenock.authentication.Encrypt myPassw0rd

Document information

More support for: IBM BigFix family

Software version: 8.2

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #: 1617317

Modified date: 2014-10-15