How to use aes256-cbc encryption in Automic RA Agent

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Products

CA Automic Workload Automation - Automation Engine CA Automic Workload Automation - Automation Engine

Issue/Introduction

How to use aes256-cbc encryption in AUTOMIC RA Agent

Environment

Release : 12.2

Component : ACTION BUILDER

AUTOMIC RA AGENT

Resolution

Java does not automatically allow unlimited strength keys. You must specifically enable the use of AES 256-bit encryption.

For this, You need to install the Java, JCE 8 (Java Cryptography Extension).

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Procedure

  1. Download the JCE policy 8 ZIP file.
  2. Unzip the file.
  3. The file  has to be downloaded from oracle and placed into the JVM directory.

JVM example : In Windows, inside your JRE, you will have a folder like this : C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre8\bin\client --> this directory contains the client JVM