password encryption

Martin Kraus martin.kraus at
Thu May 12 16:33:40 CEST 2011

On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 04:18:47PM +0200, Pierre Rivenez wrote:
> I use bird for the ospf 
> I would like to use encryption. 
> So I use a password for the ospf session, but the password is write in clear test in the file bird.conf 
> Is it a solution to encrypt this password in the configuration file. 

I guess the problem is that you'd have to have the key to the encryption in
plain somewhere on the computer as well which kind of defeats the purpose of
password encryption in the configuration file.


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