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XMLEXESENSOR: Access to Webapplication with plain Text Credentials



Good Day to you, I've configured an xmlexesensor. In this Sensor i have to run a Powershellscript to access to a Webapplication with active Directory based User credentials. The Ps1-Script with the folowing paramters, works fine.

-BaseURL "https://Website/" -Username <username@domain> -Password <Password> -ModuleType "Job" -ModuleList <module1>, <module2> .

What can i do, to run the script without credentials in Parameters? I've tried to activate "credentials for Windows Systems", set the domain credentials there und cut off username and password out of the parameters. it doesn't work. What can i do? do i have to configure placeholders as %username %password in the parameterstring? What would be a correct syntax?

Many thanks and regards pascal

json powershell webapplication xmlexesensor

Created on Sep 8, 2022 7:34:48 AM

Last change on Sep 8, 2022 3:13:56 PM by  Felix Wiesneth [Paessler Support]

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Hello Pascal,
You find all available parameters here. Regarding how to use and test them, please have a look here: https://kb.paessler.com/en/topic/11283

You should be able to use the following:

-BaseURL "https://Website/" -Username '%windowsuser' -Password '%windowspassword' -ModuleType "Job" -ModuleList <module1>, <module2> .

Created on Sep 9, 2022 10:40:35 AM by  Timo Dambach [Paessler Support]



Good morning Timo perfect! It works! Many thanks! regards pascal

Created on Sep 12, 2022 6:02:22 AM

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