unfortunately there is no way how to overcome this in Sqoop 1 at the moment.
On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 08:25:50PM -0600, ranjith raghunath wrote:
> I have noticed that with Sqoop the passwords get exposed in clear text in
> the job.xml file. Since this is available through the jobtracker is there
> an option to remove them from being exposed?