Vault Facility

The vault facility enables certain Enterprise Server components to store sensitive data, such as passwords, in a form of storage defined as a vault, accessible via a configurable vault provider.

A vault is a form of storage that provides more protection than typical file storage. A vault might be implemented using encryption, an operating system feature, a network service, specialized hardware, or some other mechanism.

You need to address three areas of configuration before you can use the vault facility. They are:

Note: Micro Focus strongly recommends that Windows users restrict access to the Vault Facility. See Restricting Access to the Vault Facility for more information.