Password Configuration File

For improved security, you can store passwords in a separate configuration file and then restrict read access to that file. Set the passwordFile parameter in your vbr configuration file to point to this file. See [Misc] Miscellaneous Settings.

See Password File (password.ini) for an example.

[Passwords] Password Settings

Parameter Default Description



The database administrator's Vertica password, and used if dbPromptForPassword is False.

serviceAccessPass None The password for the rsync user account.
dest_dbPassword None

The password for the dest_dbuser Vertica account, for replication tasks only.