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Status Future consideration
Categories ClearCase
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 19, 2019

Utility to update ALBD service credentials

For previous versions of ClearCase (<9.x) there was a utility provided by IBM to update the ALBD credentials while storing the password in an encrypted format (CCALBDPW.exe). That utility does not work starting with ClearCase 9.x. Need an equivalent utility to allow for pushing out ALBD credentials to target machines without passing the password unencrypted.

Idea priority High
RFE ID 132228
RFE Product Rational ClearCase
  • Guest
    May 2, 2024

    Workaround for CC10+:

    -set this key:

    reg add HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Atria\ClearCase\CurrentVersion /t REG_SZ /v ClearCaseMajorVersion /d "9.1" /f

    -run the tool (v508):

    ccalbdpw.exe -r -s

    -restore the key:

    reg add HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Atria\ClearCase\CurrentVersion /t REG_SZ /v ClearCaseMajorVersion /d "10.0" /f

  • Guest
    Apr 22, 2024

    Possible workarounds: