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New Password utility with R12 WA Agent

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Article ID: 213377

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Products

CA Workload Automation AE - System Agent (AutoSys)

Issue/Introduction

The R12 System agent has new AES encryption is now an option. Which algorithm should be used?

[WA_AGENT]# ./password
Please select an Encryption Algorithm:

 1  DES
 2  AES-CTR-128
 3  AES-CTR-192
 4  AES-CTR-256

 

 

Environment

Release : 12.0

Component : WORKLOAD AUTOMATION SYSTEM AGENT

Resolution

By default, the Agent will use DES algorithm.  The user may generate password using AES algorithm but selecting the option from menu.  Generate the password and store the password in agentparm.txt (or other config files of agent).   The agent will automatically determine the algorithm by the format of password.  No additional setup is needed in the agent.

Additional Information

For more details, see this link.