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From "Nehal Sangoi" <>
Subject RE: ANT build + Read Password
Date Tue, 08 Nov 2005 08:33:11 GMT
Hi Mark,

Your concern is correct. Even i was thinking the same.

-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Thomas []
Sent: Tuesday, November 08, 2005 12:39 AM
To: Tomcat Users List
Subject: Re: ANT build + Read Password

Nehal Sangoi wrote:
> Hi All,
> I want my ANT Build script be reading manager-deployer's password (stored
> "tomcat-users.xml") from mentioned file instead of i do supply clear text
> password while deployment. How can i configure this in ANT script?
> I am aware of the option of supplying password at the prompt in ANT. But i
> want ant script be reading it automatically from the configuration file
> would have encrypted password.

If the password is hashed in the tomcat-users.xml, how is Ant going to
unhash it to present it to Tomcat? Equally, if it is stored anywhere
in encrypted form, how will Ant decrypt it?


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