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Set a plain-text password in the connection string

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Updated March 15, 2018

Overview

This article describes how to change the encrypted password to plain-text in the connection string used by the Orion Platform.

Environment

  • Orion Platform

Steps

  1. Stop all Orion services using the Orion Service Manager.
  2. Navigate to the Orion directory.
    The default location is: 
    C:\Program Files (x86)\SolarWinds\Orion\
  3. Open the SWNetPerfMon.DB file in a text editor (such as Notepad). 
  4. Replace:
    Encrypted.Password="..."

    with

    Password='YOUR-PASSWORD-HERE'
  5. Save the file.
  6. Start all Orion services using the Orion Service Manager.

 

 

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