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IBM WebSphere - Decode XOR password

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The security.xml file, such as /opt/WebSphere/AppServer/profiles/your_profile/config/cells/your_cell/security.xml, contains "xor" encrypted passwords, like this.



The following Java command can then be used to decode the "xor" passwords into cleartext.

java -classpath /opt/WebSphere/AppServer/plugins/*:/opt/WebSphere/AppServer/lib/* {xor}Gi16ABcdAApuAB=


Which should return something like this.

encoded password == "{xor}Gi16ABcdAApuAB=", decoded password == "Er%_HB_U1_@"


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December 28 2022 by Luis Gomez
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