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Saving passwords in configuration backup?

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Forgive me if this is known - my google-fu has not turned up an answer. If I want configuration backup to save the credentials, I need to set encryption, but that requires Enterprise license?

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Re: Saving passwords in configuration backup?

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Hi Dan,
no, all editions support data encryption. Enterprise and Enterprise Plus also add ability to decrypt backup if you lost your encryption password.
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Re: Saving passwords in configuration backup?

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Odd, I tried adding a password and enabling encryption and it told me I had disabled it or was connected to the enterprise system server (or words to that effect.) Let me check again...

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Re: Saving passwords in configuration backup?

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Oh, my bad. The yellow warning icon was talking about Loss Protection. Never mind :)

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Re: Saving passwords in configuration backup?

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I think you enabled Configuration Encryption and seen "Password loss protection disabled" warning, meaning your Enterprise Manager will not keep a 2nd decryption key(aka if you lost your first one) due to the license constraint. It is fine, your configuration still remains encrypted with a single passkey.
Don't lose your secret key - once gone, all data encrypted with it will turn into pumpkin.
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