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DevTest - REST step reveals password in plaintext

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Article ID: 113273

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Products

CA Application Test CA Continuous Application Insight (PathFinder)

Issue/Introduction

When specifying the password in the "Password" field of the REST step, the password field is protected.
However, the password appears in plaintext in the URL field.
Is this by design?

Environment

All supported DevTest releases.

Resolution

Yes, this is by design.

The window is a graphical representation of the URL command for the REST protocol.
When using REST, the password is always sent as plaintext.

Additional Information

Not applicable.