Hide vsql password

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ajay.kapur
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Hide vsql password

Post by ajay.kapur » Thu Oct 15, 2015 5:31 pm

I have shell scripts that use VSQL command with user Id and password in plain text. I have to hide the user id, password and database name specified in the script. Is there a way in Vertica to accomplish this? Oracle has a password wallet that can be defined to hide this information. Is there a similar method in Vertica?

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Re: Hide vsql password

Post by JimKnicely » Fri Oct 16, 2015 6:45 pm

Hi,

Maybe the VSQL_USER, VSQL_PASSWORD and VSQL_DATABASE environment variable could help?

Refer to:

http://my.vertica.com/docs/7.1.x/HTML/i ... sql|_____8

You can set these variables in the user's .bashrc, .bash_profile or .profile, depending on your requirements.
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