# Additional utilities

## How to encode a password for collecting events from domain computers

The password is encoded on a station where the CYBERUQEST Agent is installed. To encode the password, follow these steps:

1. Open a CMD window;

2. Navigate to “C:\Program Files (x86)\CyberQuestAgent”, where the CYBERQUEST Agent is installed.

3. Execute command “Agent.exe -encodepassword=1234, where “1234” is the password that should be encoded.

4. The result is a hashed password, as shown below: