Deactivating configuration encryption

About this task

Follow these steps to temporarily deactivate configuration encryption for any needed troubleshooting. After completing troubleshooting, activate configuration encryption again.

Configuration encryption is a recommended best practice for increased security.


  1. Locate the opscenterd.conf file. The location of this file depends on the type of installation:

    • Package installations: /etc/opscenter/opscenterd.conf

    • Tarball installations: install_location/conf/opscenterd.conf

  2. Open opscenterd.conf for editing and deactivate configuration encryption:

    config_encryption_active = False
  3. Restart opscenterd.