Activating secure storage of datapool passwords for test automation

Starting from, you can store the encrypted datapool passwords in the Eclipse secure storage location on the computer. Now, when you run the tests from the command line, the product automatically uses the password and completes the test run. Prior to, you could not run the tests from the command line with encrypted datapools.


  1. Click Window > Preferences > Test > Test Execution > Automation Security.
  2. Select the Activate Secure Storage Support for Encrypted Datapools check box. The password is stored in the Eclipse secure storage. Do not share the computer's login credentials with others.
  3. To add the encrypted datapools, click Add, select the encrypted datapool, and click OK. You will be prompted to enter the datapool password that you used when encrypting the datapool.
  4. Enter the password and click OK.


When you run the tests from the command line, the test runs will complete successfully without the need to specify the password. If another user runs the same tests with encrypted datapools, the datapool password must be entered for the tests to run successfully.