How Are DB Credentials Stored Within Test Data Manager (TDM) Connection Profiles

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Article ID: 77078

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Products

CA Test Data Manager (Data Finder / Grid Tools)

Issue/Introduction



How are the database credentials stored within Test Data Manager (TDM)? What encryption method is used to store the data securely?

Environment

Release:
Component: TDMDTM

Resolution

Database credentials are stored within the gtrep (AKA the repo). The password is encrypted with the AES-256 cipher. All other data (username, servername, connection/driver parameters, database name, etc) are stored in plain text.