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Wrapping Get-Credential in Powershell

Stuart Ainsworth writes a script:

Just a quick blog; am working on a script that requires credentials to run against a REST API, and a developer wanted to convert that script to use command-line parameters. I built this script (and quick test) to show that the command-line parameters create the same object as the Get-Credential object.

The one thing that has me on edge a little is that the password comes in as plaintext. I do understand that sometimes this is the best route, though I’d put the pressure on devs to make sure there isn’t a route in which plaintext passwords get encrypted before transmission, even in a local environment like this.