The utility re-encrypts the security files and the seed files, then restarts the processes once the phrase and encryption changes are made. Use the utility to change the old secret phrase and re-encrypt the files affected by the secret.
sm_rebondutility shuts down all of the processes run from the suite that were started by using
sm_serviced, and that use the same
imk.datfile. All other processes should be shut down manually before running the utility and restarted once the utility is finished.
sm_rebond utility prompts for the old secret phrase and the new phrase, then generates an
imk.dat file and updates all the files containing encrypted information. The utility then generates an
imk.dat file and updates all the files containing encrypted information. The
sm_rebond utility affects all the applications that run on the same host and use the same
sm_rebondutility encrypts only files that reside in BASEDIR/smarts/local/conf and three levels of subdirectories below that. To encrypt files outside of that directory area, contact technical support.
- Use the
sm_rebondutility.You must enter this command with administrative privileges. For the <base directory>, enter the path for the directory in which the software that is to be rebonded is installed.
sm_rebond --basedir=<base directory>
- When the utility prompts for the new secret phase, enter it.
The secret phrase can consist of a combination of printable characters, integers and special characters. The secret phrase cannot be more than 1,024 characters long.
- Re-enter the new secret to confirm it.
- Close the utility.