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The [[Contest password]] is a password used to encrypt contest data.  In order to start
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The [[Contest password]] is a password required to start a pc2 server/contest.
a server ([[primary server]]) or extract contest data via [[pc2report]] the contest
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password must be specfiied.
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The password is used to decrypt and give access to contest data.   
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To start a server ([[primary server]]) a Contest password must be used.
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See [[pc2server]] for more information about using the Contest password.
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To extract contest data using [[pc2report]] the Contest password must be used.
  
 
==Version 9==
 
==Version 9==

Latest revision as of 15:04, 20 April 2015

The Contest password is a password required to start a pc2 server/contest.

The password is used to decrypt and give access to contest data.

To start a server (primary server) a Contest password must be used. See pc2server for more information about using the Contest password.

To extract contest data using pc2report the Contest password must be used.

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

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