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Subject [06/46] geode git commit: GEODE-2114 Revise user and password options to gfsh connect
Date Mon, 12 Dec 2016 22:36:09 GMT
GEODE-2114 Revise user and password options to gfsh connect

- Note that the password is clear text.
- State that user and password are used for authentication.


Branch: refs/heads/feature/GEODE-1930
Commit: c45fe4ca54ccef9b2f2a223a0f0de0737ab2b911
Parents: bb7a5e2
Author: Karen Miller <>
Authored: Tue Nov 15 17:31:28 2016 -0800
Committer: Karen Miller <>
Committed: Wed Nov 16 13:07:13 2016 -0800

 .../tools_modules/gfsh/command-pages/    | 9 +++++++--
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
diff --git a/geode-docs/tools_modules/gfsh/command-pages/ b/geode-docs/tools_modules/gfsh/command-pages/
index c015cfe..ecdbc36 100644
--- a/geode-docs/tools_modules/gfsh/command-pages/
+++ b/geode-docs/tools_modules/gfsh/command-pages/
@@ -81,12 +81,17 @@ connect [--locator=value] [--jmx-manager=value] [--use-http(=value)?]
 <tr class="odd">
 <td><span class="keyword parmname">\-\-user</span></td>
-<td>User name to securely connect to the jmx-manager. If the <code class="ph codeph">--password</code>
parameter is not specified then it will be prompted for.</td>
+<td>The user name of the credential to use in authentication when connecting
+to the jmx-manager.
+When specified, if the <code>--password</code> option is not also specified,
+<code>gfsh</code> will prompt for the password.</td>
 <td> </td>
 <tr class="even">
 <td><span class="keyword parmname">\-\-password</span></td>
-<td>Password to be used as credential which is required to connect to a jmx-manager
+<td>The password portion of the credential to use in authentication 
+when connecting to the jmx-manager.
+Note that this is a clear text password that may be visible to others.</td>
 <td> </td>
 <tr class="odd">

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