[wildfly-dev] Specify algorithm and key-size for password vault in WildFly?

Darran Lofthouse darran.lofthouse at jboss.com
Tue May 17 05:54:50 EDT 2016

If this issue is not critical I think we should leave it as is - this is 
all being superseded by Elytron.

Darran Lofthouse.

On 17/05/16 03:23, Lin Gao wrote:
> Hi,
> There is a Jira: WFLY-6569[1] open about password vault, which asks for specifying KEY_SIZE to encrypt the sensitive data in vault data file.
> The key size is bound up with the algorithm it uses, currently the vault.sh|.bat only allows AES(no place to specify other algorithm) to encrypt sensitive data, and uses key size of 128.
> Alougth we can specify the key size after doing some fix, it needs extra set-up work for some JDKs(like Oracle JDKs) to be able to use key size of 192 and 256 for AES. This leads to that only specifying the key size is not so worthy.
> Maybe we should specify both algorithm and key size to encrypt the vault data?
> [1] https://issues.jboss.org/browse/WFLY-6569
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> Lin Gao
> Software Engineer
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