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The [[Contest password]] is a password used to help encrypt contest data files.
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The [[Contest password]] is a password used to encrypt contest data.  In order to start
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a server ([[primary server]]) or extract contest data via [[pc2report]] the contest
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password must be specfiied.
  
 
==Version 9==
 
==Version 9==
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This password is used to help encrypt all contest data files ([[submission]]s,
 
This password is used to help encrypt all contest data files ([[submission]]s,
 
[[Language]]s, [[Problem]]s, [[Account]]s, [[Contest Clock]]s, [[Judgement]]s, Site
 
[[Language]]s, [[Problem]]s, [[Account]]s, [[Contest Clock]]s, [[Judgement]]s, Site
connection information, etc) on the [[Primary server]] and all [[Secondary server]]s.
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connection information, etc) on all servers.
  
 
[[Secondary server]]s are not prompted for [[Contest password]], upon sign on
 
[[Secondary server]]s are not prompted for [[Contest password]], upon sign on
the [[Contest password]] is received and used to encrypt PC² configuration and
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the [[Contest password]] is received and used to encrypt [[pc2]] configuration and
 
submission files.
 
submission files.
  
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==See Also==
 
==See Also==
 
* [[Command Line]]
 
* [[Command Line]]
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* [[Reports]]
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* [[pc2report]]

Revision as of 12:18, 12 November 2012

The Contest password is a password used to encrypt contest data. In order to start a server (primary server) or extract contest data via pc2report the contest password must be specfiied.

Version 9

Upon starting the Primary server the Contest password is entered. This password is used to help encrypt all contest data files (submissions, Languages, Problems, Accounts, Contest Clocks, Judgements, Site connection information, etc) on all servers.

Secondary servers are not prompted for Contest password, upon sign on the Contest password is received and used to encrypt pc2 configuration and submission files.

Version 8

There is no Contest password in Version 8

See Also