Maintain the .Password File (Strong Password Encryption)

This section contains the commands and parameters used to update and display the .Password file through the CLI.

Update the .Password File

The Update Password command enables or disables strong password encryption. The update goes into effect after you start the Connect:Direct® server. The command has one parameter, SpeEnable, which can be set to Y or N to enable or disable strong password encryption. Following is an example:

Update Password

If you enable or disable strong password encryption, the server displays the following warning:

The Connect:Direct Server must be restarted to update Strong
Password Encryption.

Display the .Password File

The Display Password command displays the strong password encryption setting.