How do I use the bcpcpassword utility?
What is the bcpcpassword utility?
How can I clear or reset the ProxyClient uninstall password?
The bcpcpassword utility is provided with the ProxyClient 22.214.171.124 to set and to clear the uninstall password. Administrators can use this utility to relax tamper resistance on the client computer to troubleshoot issues. For example, by entering the uninstall password, an administrator can start and stop the ProxyClient service, enable or disable drivers, and so on.
Starting with ProxyClient 126.96.36.199, you can configure an uninstall password on the Client Manager, which enables tamper resistance helps secure the configuration and policy as follows:
Whether or not an uninstall password is configured, users cannot view or edit the ProxyClient configuration file.
The bcpcpassword utility is located in the ProxyClient installation directory; for example,
C:\Program Files\Blue Coat\ProxyClient\bcpcpassword.exe
Note: If you run the bcpcpassword utility on a Windows Vista computer with User Account Control enabled, you must run it as an administrator.
The bcpcpassword utility supports the following command-line arguments:
|None||Opens a dialog box that enables you to set an uninstall password or to clear the uninstall password.|
|/password myuninstallpassword||Sets the uninstall password /password myuninstallpassword.|
|/clear||Clears the uninstall password. In other words, after the administrator has completed troubleshooting the issue, use this command to restore tamper resistance protections.|