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

June 2, 2014 By Mark Miller

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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