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Why is the passwords.conf is stored at /etc/apps/search/local instead of /{app_name}/local/?

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I'm using splunk python sdk to store encrypt and store my password.

service.storage_passwords.create(secret_key,api_key)

However, the passwords.conf was not created in my local folder, instead, it's stored in /etc/apps/search/local.

Any idea why? and how I can config the app so that it will store the passwords.conf in my /{APP}/local folder?

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When you create your client connection, pass your app path in the app parameter.

For example:

s = client.connect(username="boris", password="natasha", app="yourapp")
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