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    using a hashed password file

    I'm looking for an encryption utility/software that will help me do the following: I have a script that runs periodically that will look at a file containing an SQL password which it uses to perform a DB query and return the results to a reporting engine. I would like to encrypt the file (or the password), but don't want to put the passphrase into the script (defeating the purpose of the encryption). I was wondering if it is possible to have the script fetch a hashed password out of file and send it to a utility to get the real password in order to perform the SQL queries, and if so, what it the utility/program/software package?

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    Agreed. Doesn't look like a feasible project.

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