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is there a way to make use of password file in api's instead of hardcoding my password?


shruti gudagur (281015) | asked Jul 11 '14, 4:12 a.m.
Hello,

is there a way to make use of password file/encrypted password in api's instead of hardcoding my password?
any help will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks
Shruti

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Susan Hanson commented Jul 11 '14, 5:50 a.m.

Which APIs?  Our team uses the Java APIs alot and we always load the userid/password from a file so that multiple people can use the program all with supplying their own  credentials.


shruti gudagur commented Jul 11 '14, 6:06 a.m.

Hi Susan,

Thanks for the immediate reply.
I am making use of Java client api's to login to rtc and fetch project area details.
I am hardcoding my password as of now.
but I want to make use of something like as you mentioned.

Thanks
Shruti

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sam detweiler (12.4k6171200) | answered Jul 11 '14, 7:20 a.m.
edited Jul 11 '14, 8:15 a.m.
see the accepted answer here
https://jazz.net/forum/questions/156705/is-there-support-for-password-files-in-the-plain-java-client-api

I supplied some sample code to show how to do this

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