Is there a way to encrypt the plaintext DB password in Obxxxsrv.properties?

Document ID : KB000044612
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Introduction: 

Our application does not run in an Application Server, but our users have security requirements that do not allow storing DB passwords in plain text on the users' machines.

Question: 

Is there a way to encrypt the plaintext DB password in Obxxxsrv.properties?

Environment:  

Supported Windows Operating Systems

Answer: 

Unfortunately,the latest version of Plex (7.2) does not support encrypting the password in the properties file. However, you may create enhancement request for this has been created at the CA Plex community so that Product Management and Engineering can consider adding this to the development backlog for a future release.