How To Encrypt Password Used To Connect To OWB Repository Using OMBPLUS (Doc ID 375220.1)

Last updated on JULY 02, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Warehouse Builder - Version 10.1 to 11.2 [Release 10.1 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

When connecting to the OWB repository using OMBPLUS, the password for the user has to be passed on the command line and the password is displayed on the console in plain text. This is a security problem.
How to encrypt the password used to connect to the repository via OMBPLUS?

Solution

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