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McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator Agent Commandline Install Password in Plain Text
From: "Jack Cullen" <jack_cullen () hotmail com>
Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2004 18:11:38 -0500

Hardly earthshaking but the McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator Agent install process leaves the account and password info in plain text in the install log file. When the agent is installed via the command line using:

framepkg.exe /install=agent /username=<username> /password=<password>

the info can be found at:

C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Local Settings\Temp\NAILogs\FrmInst_servername.log

If logon credentials are embedded into the install executable via the Admin Console (and no command line parameters used) then the username and password show up in the same log file as above however the password is encrypted. I don't know how well it is encrypted but I'm confident someone can knock it off.

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