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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Planning Analytics
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 28, 2022

PAW SMTP notifications Password Risk - Make Encrypted Alternative Available

We wish to set up event notifications in PAW for a client. However, they are not willing to proceed with this because the bootstrap files requires SMTP login and password detials available in clear text. This is represents a major security risk. Please can you set up a configuration method where these details are encrypted rather than relying on a clear text file. Many thanks.

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    Stuart King
    Aug 8, 2022

    We will consider base64 encoding of the username and password. However, this is not encryption and the bootstrap file should not be exposed to users that should have be able to view or update the credentials for the e-mail connection.


    We will also consider support for token based authentication to e-mail servers.