How is the password Encrypted between WADE server and Agent

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Article ID: 32819

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Products

DSERIES- SERVER CA Workload Automation DE - System Agent (dSeries)

Issue/Introduction

Question:

 

Currently the security team of the customer has concern about the agent encryption key. May I know what information will be passed between CAWA DE Server and Agent? Will the password information passed? 

 

Answer:

If the user is defined under the Topology/Agent/User category as below then the password is encrypted using the the key we provided with the Agent configuration while defining the Agent and the encryption method (DES).

 

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We can see this in the receiver.log in the agent.

 

 12/01/2015 12:11:13.368 IST+0530 5 TCP/IP Controller Plugin.Receiver pool thread <Regular:2>.CybReceiverSession.accept[:269] - Message accepted: 20151201 12103380-0530 AGENT10 ESP_DAL_7500 WINDOWS0/WIN.3/MAIN RUN . Data(Args="10",Command="C:\tools\sleep.exe") User(darryl) Password(A6DF9ED3C460DF8A95F32252682EF613) TargetSubsystem(WIN) MFUser(SCHEDMASTER)

12/01/2015 12:11:13.368 IST+0530 2 TCP/IP Controller Plugin.Receiver pool thread <Regular:2>.CybReceiverSession.accept[:276] - Message received: 20151201 12103380-0530 AGENT10 ESP_DAL_7500 WINDOWS0/WIN.3/MAIN RUN . Data(Args="10",Command="C:\tools\sleep.exe") User(darryl) Password(A6DF9ED3C460DF8A95F32252682EF613) TargetSubsystem(WIN) MFUser(SCHEDMASTER)

 

 

Environment

Release: WKLOEB01300-11.3-Workload Automation-Agent for Oracle EBusiness Ste
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