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Clarification About The Decrypt Entry in Dm_oracle Pin.conf (Doc ID 2505875.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 07, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.



Upgraded the test environment to 7.5PS22, changed the default crypt scheme setting in dm_oracle from MD5 to AES, and the "testnap" was not working without adding a decrypt entry in ~/sys/dm_oracle/pin.conf for MD5 with an appropriate key;


It was observed (in 7.4MPS2) that, to successfully connect to CM with the "testnap", the decrypt entry could be removed only after executing pin_crypt_upgrade to convert the pcm_client and admin_client passwords (among other objects whose fields may have been previously encrypted with MD5).


Why is the difference in 7.5 that requires a decrypt entry for connection to work?


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