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How can we decrypt the value returned by getContext().getConnectionProperties().getProperty("_password") when developing a custom connector?

Question asked by RoyChristopherDomacena4691 on Dec 6, 2013
Latest reply on Dec 9, 2013 by jplater


     I'm trying to create a Custom Connector and whenever I try to get the value from a password field type via properties (seen below) in my code it seems I get an encrypted value.

     This is how I try to get the value for the password field;


     This is the connector-descriptor.xml

     <GenericConnectorDescriptor requireConnectionForBrowse="false" browsingType="any">
      <field id="username" label="Username" type="string"/>
      <field id="_password" label="Password" type="password"/>
      <operation types="EXECUTE"/>

     Can you please let me know how i can get the decrypted value of the password within our custom connector please?