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From Wido den Hollander <w...@widodh.nl>
Subject Re: Storing passwords in the DB
Date Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:33:18 GMT


On 02-09-14 21:29, Mike Tutkowski wrote:
> Thanks, Wido
>
> Do you happen to know a relevant class off the top of your head?
>

No sorry, but if you search for where it fetches the VNC password for 
KVM VMs you should find it.

It's probably the DB layer which does the encryption and decryption.

Wido

>
> On Tue, Sep 2, 2014 at 1:25 PM, Wido den Hollander <wido@widodh.nl> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> On 02-09-14 21:22, Mike Tutkowski wrote:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I was wondering what our current "best practices" are around storing
>>> passwords in the DB?
>>>
>>> For example, if you want to store the username and password of a resource
>>> that CloudStack manages, how do we recommend storing the password?
>>>
>>>
>> Using the build-in encryption mechanism? CloudStack also saves the VNC
>> passwords for KVM that way for example.
>>
>> Wido
>>
>>   Thanks!
>>>
>>>
>
>

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