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HI

I am following http://learnertobeginner.blogspot.com/2010/07/how-to-use-encrypted-password-in-jboss.html to encrypt a connection string to the database.

All documentations I have seen claims that the same SecureIdentityLoginModule supports also decryption but no sample is provided nor the class documentation in http://docs.jboss.org/jbossas/javadoc/3.2.7/connector/org/jboss/resource/security/SecureIdentityLoginModule.html describes how to do that.

I need to know how to decrypt the password , please help.

Thanks


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what do you want to achieve ?
if you check code of securityIdentityLoginModule - it has private method decode() to decode encrypted password which you provided in your login xml file and to use decoded password to perform login to jboss.
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HI

I have a tool that enables the user to change his db user/password , so , when I am opening this tool, I need to fill the password field with the decrypted password because this tool connects to the database and may change / store other application configuration.
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I'm afraid that in that case you will need to decrypt it yourself (check the source code of securityIdentityLoginModule and you can copy decode method from there)
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Thanks for your time.
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