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How are SMTP passwords stored in ColdFusion Administrator

New Here ,
Jan 15, 2020 Jan 15, 2020

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When configuring a username and password for an SMTP mail server, I'd like to know where/how the password is stored on the server.

 

I did find out where the password file is stored for the ColdFusion administrator password: C:\ColdFusion2016\cfusion\lib\password.properties

 

However this isn't the SMTP server's password that we would enter into the password field under ColdFusion Adminstrator's Server Settings > Mail. Is this stored in the same manner-encrypted-or is is stored in a file in plaintext non-encrypted?

 

Thanks,

Mikael

 

 

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Guide , Jan 16, 2020 Jan 16, 2020

Hi Mikael,

 

Have a look at file \ColdFusion2016\cfusion\lib\neo-mail.xml .

 

HTH, Carl.

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Jan 16, 2020 Jan 16, 2020

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Hi Mikael,

 

Have a look at file \ColdFusion2016\cfusion\lib\neo-mail.xml .

 

HTH, Carl.

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Thanks Carl, that file does indeed contain the hashed password.

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