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Topic Title: Obfuscate password variable?
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Created On: 09/02/2016 10:13 AM
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 Obfuscate password variable?   - ChrisSchull - 09/02/2016 10:13 AM  
 Obfuscate password variable?   - Ricardo Castaneda - 09/02/2016 11:33 AM  
 Obfuscate password variable?   - ChrisSchull - 09/09/2016 10:52 AM  
 Obfuscate password variable?   - Ricardo Castaneda - 09/09/2016 11:30 AM  
 Obfuscate password variable?   - ChrisSchull - 09/14/2016 10:28 AM  
 Obfuscate password variable?   - BrianG - 07/03/2018 10:20 AM  
 Obfuscate password variable?   - Ricardo Castaneda - 07/03/2018 10:58 AM  
 Obfuscate password variable?   - BrianG - 07/03/2018 11:19 AM  
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Answer This question was answered by ChrisSchull, on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 10:28 AM

Answer:

Thanks Ricardo.

 09/02/2016 10:13 AM
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Hi,

            I would like to use “send keystrokes” for a username and password.  Is there a way to encrypt and hide/obfuscate the password, the same way it is protected with the “Log on to FTP”? Something a step up from the “disguise initial value” checkbox in a variable so It can’t ever be viewed again.

            This is intended for an application process that logs in as a particular user account on an emulator session.  The actions have to be done through the emulator session window and not sent in a job or script though something like skybot.  This is why “send keystrokes” would be ideal if we could secure the login process of it.

I did see this post that for the most part is asking the same thing:

http://forums.networkautomation.com/forum/messageview.cfm?catid=50&threadid=11337

But it was for automate 9 and maybe automate 10 has something new?  I am on 10.1.0.12, but I see there are newer releases available.

If not, how do we go about requesting a feature for a variable option to set as password and obfuscate its value?  It seems others want to do this as well.

Thanks for your time.

 

 



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