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Encrypting user credentials in Patch Manager

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This article provides information about the encryption methods used by Patch Manager to store user credentials.


Patch Manager 2.1.x





Patch Manger uses CMS/PKCS #7 methods and the EminentWare X.509 Certificate 2 to encrypt a user password. The encrypted password is converted to a base64 string and stored in the EminentWare database.

NPM and SAM encrypts WMI credentials with an X.509 Orion certificate. NCM encrypts SSH credentials with an X.509 Orion certificate



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