Maven settings-security.xml

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A file that contains the master password used to encrypt remote repository credentials. The master password must be encrypted with:

mvn --encrypt-master-password 

and the encrypted representation must be stored in ~<user>/.m2/settings-security.xml as follows:


If this file does not exist, or if it does not contain valid content, mvn --encrypt-password will fail.

For details on how to use password-protected repositories, see:

Password-Protected Repositories