Encrypting passwords (optional)

How to encrypt passwords required by the upgrade process

About this task

The graphic indicates the current step: optionally encrypting passwords.

Before you start the installation process, you can optionally encrypt the passwords you will use while installing, upgrading, and managing HCL Workload Automation. The encryption mechanism is based on your WebSphere Application Server Liberty Base installation. You can use either the {xor} or {aes} encoding. For more information, see Liberty: The limits to protection through password encryption.

To encrypt the passwords, proceed as follows:

What to do next

You can now proceed to Upgrading the database schema.