how to validate Password Storage Algorithm changes?

Document ID : KB000100348
Last Modified Date : 06/06/2018
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Question:
I have changed the password storage algorithm from SHA1 to SHA2 and restarted tomcat and ACS service. Then I changed the password for a global administrator. Checking the password column in ARESADMIN table shows the same format before the change. How to validate the changes in password storage algorithm?
Answer:
The PASSWORD column in ARESADMIN table holds the passwords in SHA1 format and the PASSWORDEX column holds the passwords in SHA2 format.
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