Monday, 12 October 2015

How to Encrypt Password for Datastage ?

As datastage user,  we need lots of scripts help our daily  jobs,  most of these scripts need authenticate by datastage engine,  that means we need to pass our Datastage user password in script or command line.
    But there is a problem if we are using "Password" here, It can be view by checking the content of script or command history. To secure password, there is a way provided by datastage and that is ENCRYPT the password before using. Let's see how we can do that ---


Now we can use this encrypted password ( {iisenc}lUXDuyv1LXoCYUHcOtxfCA== ) wherever we want to use whether in the command line or datastage scripts. This can not be de-crypt back to get the real password.

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