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From "Wendy Smoak (JIRA)" <j...@codehaus.org>
Subject [jira] Created: (CONTINUUM-2461) Make used cached credentials a global setting
Date Mon, 08 Feb 2010 15:54:55 GMT
Make used cached credentials a global setting
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                 Key: CONTINUUM-2461
                 URL: http://jira.codehaus.org/browse/CONTINUUM-2461
             Project: Continuum
          Issue Type: Improvement
          Components: SCM
    Affects Versions: 1.3.4
            Reporter: Wendy Smoak


Users in a corporate environment are required to change their passwords quite often, which
leads to locked accounts if Continuum has stored the old password.  Besides that, storing
passwords in plain text as Continuum does violates the security rules.

Therefore, we train everyone to check the "use cached credentials" box when adding projects,
and run a daily cron job with an sql statement to modify the database (set the flag, delete
userid/password) for those who forget.

Since we want Continuum to NEVER store scm credentials and ALWAYS use the cached credentials
we provide, we would like to set this option once, globally, rather than have it set on every
project.



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