Configuration Decryption

In case of loosing the original Configuration file or an other emergency case you are able to decrypt your uploaded .mof Configurations

What you need for this is:

  • Your encrypted Configuration (downloaded from XOAP)
  • Certificate for decryption
  • Password for decryption
  • Decrypt script (Decrypt.ps1)

All of the above can be downloaded from the config.XO Configurations area in XOAP.

Download files for decryption

In Configuration Management > Configurations

Download decryption files contains all the files mentioned above. Now you just need to download your encrypted Configuration.

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Example

In this example we put all the files needed into the path: C:\temp\Decrypt Configuration

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  1. Open PowerShell and call the Decrypt.ps1 script
  2. Enter the parameters: CertificateFilePath, EncryptedFilePath, OutputFilePath
.\Decrypt.ps1 -CertificatePath "C:\temp\Decrypt Configuration\cert.pfx" -EncryptedFilePath "C:\temp\Decrypt Configuration\Baseline20H2W10.mof" -OutputFilePath "C:\temp\Decrypt Configuration\Decrypted.mof"