Decryption Process - Intergraph Smart Materials - Version 2017 R1 (2.1) - Installation & Upgrade - Hexagon PPM

Intergraph Smart Materials Web API Installation 2017 R1 (2.1)

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This process decrypts the connection strings of the hosted application web.config.

  1. In the Search, type cmd. Right click Command Prompt and select Run as administrator.

  2. Click Yes and then type the following path: %windir%\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\.

  3. To decrypt the connection strings, type the command: aspnet_regiis -pdf "connectionStrings" "C:\Program Files\INTERGRAPH\ SPMat API" where:

    • pdf is the keyword to decrypt the connection string.

    • The second argument "connectionStrings" indicates that the name of the configuration section should be encrypted.

    • The third argument is the physical path of the folder where the web.config file is located.

After decryption, you can view the original web.config with plain passwords in the located folder.