How to reset the Provisioning Directory shared secret

Document ID : KB000073060
Last Modified Date : 19/03/2018
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Question:
How to reset the Provisioning Directory shared secret?
 
Answer:
Execute the following steps:

1. Stop the Application Server  

2. Run pwdtools.bat
pwdtools.bat -JSAFE -p <Directory shared secret>
 
Sample:
C:\Program Files (x86)\CA\Identity Manager\IAM Suite\Identity Manager\tools\PasswordTool>pwdtools.bat -JSAFE -p  Password
Plain Text: Password
Encrypted value: {PBES}:B8+4u/F3aiaU0jVWMJ/6LQ==

 
3. Update IMeTASharedSecret parameter in the systemWideProperties.properties file
Change the value to the Directory shared secret created by pwdtools above
Example:
\..\iam_im.ear\custom\identitymanager\systemWideProperties.properties
IMeTASharedSecret={PBES}:B8+4u/F3aiaU0jVWMJ/6LQ==

 
4. Start the Application Server