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Plaintext password in the Server.xml

Hi guys,

My security team asks to  crypt the  plaintext smtp server password, in the server.xml.

I know it’s not an easy thing, but someone had the same problem, how did they encrypt the password in server.xml for smtp jira connector? thanks

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Dear @mariarosaria_cuomo_tisparkle_com 

I hope this answer can help you and the others in the future. 

run as admin cmd -> typing path "C:\Program Files\Atlassian\Jira\Bin" -> typing execute command "digest.bat -a SHA-256 -h org.apache.catalina.realm.MessageDigestCredentialHandler myCutePassword" 

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Brant Schroeder Community Leader Apr 21, 2021

@mariarosaria_cuomo_tisparkle_com  Welcome to community.  

I believe you can use the same process as the dbconfig.xml.

Basic Encryption

Advanced Encryption 

thanks, the server.xml is a tomacat's configuration file, are u sure it can be used in server.xml ? 

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