Customized Agent - Automatic Password Change

Kevin Underwood, User (Posts: 1)

Mar 08, 2017 9:52:28 pm EST

Support level: Free or trial
Hi, I am evaluating using your customized Agent with LOCAL LAN Internet-ID Server.  I was wondering if there was a way to have the agent generate a random password everytime it is opened.

I am aware that each unique computer will one-time generate a unique internet ID.  This question is specific to the password.

I am evaluating this for use in an industry that requires 2nd Factor Authentication and if this password randomly generate password it would meet the requirement.  It would be something you have (agent software) and something you know (random password by out of bound communication)


Conrad, Support (Posts: 2592)

Mar 09, 2017 2:19:00 pm EST

Hello Kevin,

Thank you for your post.

The Agent generates the password once, which then stored (not the password, but its hash, of course) in a folder with Agent settings on your local disc. The password will change if you wipe the Agent's settings folder and re-run the Agent.

I'm not sure you can randomize the password at each Agent run automatically. So far you can do that manually by clicking the "Generate new password" link in the Agent window. The ability to automatically randomize the password at each run can make a good new feature suggestion though. We'll see what we can do.

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