Encryption of masked parameters from siebns.dat not working as expected after implementing SSEP AES 256 on Siebel 8.1.1.8 (Doc ID 2170904.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 22, 2016

Applies to:

Siebel CRM - Version 8.1.1.8 [23012] to 8.1.1.8 [23012] [Release V8]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Customer implemented SSEP AES 256 in Siebel 8.1.1.8, however after resetting enterprise Password parameter the encrypted value for this parameter did not change in siebns.dat and also Siebel server could be restarted without following the required steps from 'Changing the Siebel Administrator Password on UNIX'  https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E14004_01/books/Secur/Secur_ChangePwd5.html#wp1003307 

Cause

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