Encrypting/Hashing clear text passwords in Java Bean

Kim, Allan jak009 at ucsd.edu
Mon Jan 25 17:20:21 UTC 2021

Look into Jasypt and jasypt-spring:


(Yes, ironic that the site runs on plain http.)

From: users <users-bounces at shibboleth.net> On Behalf Of Ullfig, Roberto Alfredo
Sent: Monday, January 25, 2021 9:08 AM
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Subject: Encrypting/Hashing clear text passwords in Java Bean

We have a password in clear text in this bean:

    <bean id="MySQLDataSource" class="org.apache.commons.dbcp2.BasicDataSource"

How would we go about replacing the clear text version with a hashed or encrypted string? Thanks!

Roberto Ullfig - rullfig at uic.edu<mailto:rullfig at uic.edu>
Systems Administrator
Enterprise Applications & Services | Technology Solutions
University of Illinois - Chicago
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