Storing encrypted credentials and retrieving them


So I've been looking at this blog post from 10 years ago:

But what is outlined there does not seem to work. I have the following setup.xml file:

<block title="Specify a Proofpoint token to access logs" endpoint="storage/passwords" entity="_new">
<input field="prooftoken">
<label>Proofpoint token</label>

Per the blog post my token should be stored in app.conf and that is simply not the case.

I have a UI rendered asking me to specify a token (per the .XML above) but upon hitting save, I see no evidence of retention in any .conf file.

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Just had the same problem. What the documentation does not say is that the field values have to be "username" and "password". One can't define their own

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