I am able to encrypt the sensitive strings in Tridion using
java -cp cd_core.jar com.tridion.crypto.Encrypt mysensitivestring
Is there any way to decrypt it?
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Well... if the passwords can be encrypted, they can be decrypted as well. This does requires understanding the system you are working with.
Have a look at my blog post here :http://tridionbasicscity.com/2015/11/09/tridion-tips-decrypting-broker-database-smart-target-passwords-n-gaining-access/
Download the DECRYPTION java class file and use below command to decrypt the passwords. Detailed instructions are on blog post.
I have shared some Tridion Tips & Tricks including a way to decrypt the passwords not only for Broker databases but for Smart Target as well.
Why would you want to decrypt it? Tridion content delivery would decrypt the encrypted value to its original string.
Just make sure that you place the following in your configuration file:
Can you try the steps suggested in the following blog? It would work for Tridion.ContentManager.Config. If it does not, I would recommend contacting SDL Tridion Support
mkdir c:\temp copy YOURCONFIGFILE c:\temp\web.config c:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v4.0.30319\aspnet_regiis.exe -pdf "SECTIONTODECRYPT" c:\temp