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how to pass the keystorePass as encrypted password in server.xml for https configuration

Anantha Reddy
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Joined: Jun 24, 2008
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Hi All

how to pass the keystorePass as encrypted password in server.xml for https configuration?
ex: this is my server.xml

<Connector SSLEnabled="true" scheme="https" secure="true" port="8443"
protocol="HTTP/1.1" clientAuth="false" keystoreFile="C:\ServerDir\certs\CH_Keystore.jks" keystorePass="checpix"
keyAlias="checpix"/>

i want to pass the 'keystorePass' attribtue value as 'encrypted', but its a server or jvm level change require i think, bcz of these keystore
are stored in server level only, not in code level.

is there any way to send encrypted pwd instead of sending plain text password?
or
is there any way to send the keystore file and password through jvm level setting?

Thanks
Ananth
Tim Holloway
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Joined: Jun 25, 2001
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I don't have a clue what you are asking. You don't "pass" the keystore password, you specify it on the server.xml Connector element for TLS. The value is not encrypted because the server.xml file is not something that non-authorized users can look at. At least it isn't if you are following even the most basic security practices for a secure shop.

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