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Version 8.0.5 This file maintains the credential information for a given app in Splunk Enterprise. There is no global, default passwords.conf. Instead, anytime a user creates a new user or edit a user onwards hitting the storage endpoint will create this passwords.conf file which gets replicated in a search head clustering enviornment. Note that passwords.conf is only created from 6.3.0 release. You must restart Splunk Enterprise to reload manual changes to passwords.conf. To learn more about configuration files (including precedence) please see the documentation located at http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/latest/Admin/Aboutconfigurationfiles More details for storage endpoint is at http://blogs.splunk.com/2011/03/15/storing-encrypted-credentials/
password = <password> * Password that corresponds to the given username for the given realm. Note that realm is optional * The password can be in clear text, however when saved from splunkd the password will always be encrypted
# Version 8.0.5 # # The following are example passwords.conf configurations. Configure properties for # your custom application. # # There is NO DEFAULT passwords.conf. The file only gets created once you add/edit # a credential information via the storage endpoint as follows. # # The POST request to add user1 credentials to the storage/password endpoint # curl -k -u admin:changeme https://localhost:8089/servicesNS/nobody/search/storage/passwords -d name=user1 -d password=changeme2 # # The GET request to list all the credentials stored at the storage/passwords endpoint # curl -k -u admin:changeme https://localhost:8089/services/storage/passwords # # To use one or more of these configurations, copy the configuration block into # passwords.conf in $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/<apps>/local/. You must restart Splunk to # enable configurations. # # To learn more about configuration files (including precedence) please see the # documentation located at # http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/latest/Admin/Aboutconfigurationfiles # [credential::testuser:] password = changeme
Last modified on 26 June, 2020
This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 8.0.5
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