Property List (PList) Files
Property List files can be used to store information for later use on iOS devices.
PList files can be either a standard XML file or it can be in a binary format. If the file is a standard XML file then there is no need for external tools to read the file, however if the file is in a binary format you can use a tool known as plistutil in order to read the information.
Objection can be used to read plist files:
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ios plist cat {plistfile}
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It is possible to read an encrypted .plist file by running the following command from the SSH service:
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plistutil -i Info.plist
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There can be multiple locations in which a plist file can be stored. This depends on why the plist file has been created or is being used.
The following locations are possible:
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/var/mobile/Containers/Shared/AppGroup
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/var/mobile/Containers/Data/Application
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/Applications/
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/var/mobile/Applications/
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The sandbox file location is:
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/var/mobile/Containers/Data/Application/{GUID}
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