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Re^2: Masking Windows Passwords

by nimdokk (Vicar)
on Sep 29, 2011 at 18:21 UTC ( #928642=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Masking Windows Passwords
in thread Masking Windows Passwords

As mentioned, I have but a flea in the vendor's ear to address this. I've also found that via the COM objects they have available, we cannot authenticate with a domain account (even though we can use the same domain account via the GUI) even with hardcoded user name/password. This is not a Perl problem, but missing functionality (especially if they recommend not exposing passwords when using their COM API.

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[GrandFather]: It's a good day end here Corion. The start was somewhat less than average!
[Corion]: GrandFather: All's well that ends well? ;)
[GrandFather]: I'm fighting with a third party device our software is to support. The documentation for the device's SDK is quite a lot less than average and most of today was spent ...
[GrandFather]: discovering that one of the sensors for the device lies about the gain range it is using!
[GrandFather]: However, by the end of the day I had discovered its deceptions and now have it working correctly, so yes, all's well that ends well. :-D
[Corion]: GrandFather: Ah, (hardware) APIs - I have a similar situation with Chrome and its API... It is fairly underdocumented and I guess I have to hunt...
[Corion]: ... down supposedly working code to find out what I'm supposed to do

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