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Crypting resources password

When using the Resource Loader it can be handy to obfuscate resources' password instead of leaving them in plain text, readable from any person who has access to the loader's configuration file.

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titleJDBC and JMS

This is valid for both JDBC and JMS resources even if the examples only demonstrate JDBC.

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Crypting a password

The password encryption mechanism is not automatic. You need to configure the crypted password yourself as BTM won't touch the loader's configuration file.

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titleSafety

This is not 100% safe as the password can be reverted. Take this feature as a convenience to avoid leaving an important password world-readable.

Using crypted password

Once you have the crypted version of your password, you just need to paste it instead of the plain text version. For instance in a Resource Loader configuration file:

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