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Engaged Sweeper
Hello Guys

I am new to LanSweeper and I am just simply trying to play a bit with it.

I have tried to make it do a simple ping:


But it doesn't seem to work.
When I go to the asset, in this case my own laptop.

It gives the error:

Share Error: Could not decrypt password.

I did try the three run modes.

As far as I understand I don't use a share. I just want to push a cmd to run.
Or am I wrong? 😕

Thx for the help!
Lansweeper Employee
Lansweeper Employee
The message indicates that there is a mismatch in the key used which is most likely related to the encryption file. If you have multiple scanning servers, you can follow the steps in this knowledgebase article: https://www.lansweeper.com/kb/202/password-hash-errors.html

If you cannot restore a working copy of the encryption key file, you will have to re-enter the credentials which you entered under Deployment\Security Options. This will re-encrypt the password with the current encryption key.
Engaged Sweeper II
Also having this issue. Tried everything in this document: https://www.lansweeper.com/kb/202/password-hash-errors.html

But we only have one scanning server.