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Replace plain text username and password with a user token - The Nexus 2 Minute Challenge

In this segment of the Nexus 2 Minute Challenge, we're going to look at the Nexus User Token feature. The user token relates to the username and password that is used to connect to Nexus. In this example, there is a Maven .xml file where the username and password is in clear text. This is especially problematic with a single sign on system like LDAP. We want to replace the clear text with an arbitrarily created user token. The challenge? Do this in less than two minutes. Have a look…

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Topics: Nexus Repo Reel Nexus user token plain text username password