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From Oliver Heger <oliver.he...@oliver-heger.de>
Subject Re: [Configuration]: Persisting property values securely
Date Wed, 09 May 2007 19:56:50 GMT
uma_rk@comcast.net wrote:
> Is there a way to have Commons PropertyConfiguration encrypt the specified value
> with a given scheme before it persists them? This is particularly useful for
> persisting passwords (although you could argue that passwords should not be
> persisted in peroperty files).
> 
> Do I need to extend commons configuration?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> /U
> 
Configuration does not provide a means for encrypting properties. I fear 
you have to do the encryption yourself and store the encrypted password 
(e.g. as a Base64-encoded string) as a property.

Oliver

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