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Configuration options marked as type="secret" do not inherit default values

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  • Type: Bug Bug
  • Status: Closed Closed
  • Priority: Major Major
  • Resolution: Cannot Reproduce
  • Affects Version/s: 4.2.0
  • Fix Version/s: None
  • Component/s: None

Description

ConfigOptionTag does not handle setting the default value of a configuration property when it's marked as type="secret"

Normally, this is not an issue as it's assumed that if the type is secret the plugin won't know the value at time of auto-discovery. The problem is with custom plugins where the password is explicitly set in the plugin XML. There are currently 2 workarounds for this.

1) Use the <TypeName>.property=<value> trick in agent.properties
2) Modify the configuration option to not use the secret type. This has the downside of letting end users see the password, which is a non-starter.

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