I am currently working on automation of a particular application so that it can be deployed via our software distribution tool. However, the configuration screen of the application has no auotmation interface available for it i.e. no command line, etc. To start, i was using send keys method is vb script, however this will not work when no user is logged on, and so software fails to deliver correctly.
So to work around the need to use the GUI interface, i captured where the program writes the values to in the registry. However, one field is a password field, and when entered into the GUI, the program encrypts the value and writes that to the registry. The registry entry changes every time OK is pressed, even if the value does not, so I would assume that a floating algorithm is used??
My question - if i have the value before, and the encrypted value, is it possible to find out which algorthim is used? If so, could i then use this in my script and then write the excrypted value to registry myself?
I've included background details, as i'd be open to any other suggestions people may have.
cheers in advance.