The default password for the Endpoint Agent utilities is VontuStop. How can I change the password to something more secure?
This article applies to versions DLP 12.0 and older.
The password for the Endpoint Agent Utilities is stored within the Agent Key. To change the password, you will need to create a new agent key.
Note: This must be done when deploying any agents, as the key must be provided to the agent installer. If the agent has been deployed, it should be removed and redeployed.
The Agent Key is generated using the endpointkeytool which is installed in the
endpointkeytool generate -keysize=<128|192|256> -pwd=<tools password> [-dir=<output dir>]
The utility should always be executed from the Enforce
The utility outputs two files, one file ending in the *.endpointKeystore extension and one file ending in the *.endpointRecoveryStore extension, in the current directory where the tool is being executed, or in the directory specified by the optional -dir argument.
The *.endpointKeystore file must be copied into the
The *.endpointRecoveryStore file must be kept securely on your Enforce machine. It is essential for recovering the password you have specified for your tools. It is recommended that you back up this file and keep it in a secure location.
More information is available in the Admin guide under the Implementing Symantec DLP Agent and About Endpoint Tools sections.