Forgot your password

Here is how you set a new default password which you can change in the /ConfigAccounts_p.html afterwards:

  • stop YaCy (i.e. ./
  • edit DATA/SETTINGS/yacy.conf
  • replace adminAccountBase64MD5 value setting with adminAccountBase64MD5=8cffbc0d66567a0987a4aba1ec46d63c
  • if you changed the account name, set also adminAccountUserName=admin
  • start YaCy with ./
  • log in with user admin and the password yacy