I have just setup YaCy on a remote linux host at home. I ssh into the machine from Win10.
I can access the YaCy daemon on my local address
The only thing NOT working thus far is the admin pw.
I’ve read a couple of threads on this forum.
I’ve done the suggestions of setting the default pw of “yacy” via MD5 in the yacy.conf file.
Restarted daemon successfully.
Tried to access daemon using
==> Login dlg comes up; login used Admin/yacy. Login denied.
My linux/Ubuntu host is NOT https enabled. Must it be for Admin login?
adminAccountForLocalhost=false is set in CONF.
Its not clear from english used in the thread post whether this FLAG supposed to be True or False when running remotely.
[Have tried adminAcccountForLocalhost=true as well, made no difference for logging in; still denied]
I can see when I restart daemon that YaCy is expecting Admin from localhost:8090.
How do I allow admin from remote host? I’ve looked through CONF, found the LAN whitelist (which wasn’t blacklisting 192.168.0.XX.
I can upload my CONF file if helpful.
I love the concept of YaCy, and am easily able to run a node on a VMWare/Vsphere/ESXi host.
However from what I’ve seen thus far, Admin needs to be easier to handle. Not necessarily setting a Default PW (although I suspect the risks to be minimal)… But better docs to setup Admin…
And a 10 minute timeframe for setting up Admin when the “User/Admin” is reading docs on how to do it?? MINIMUM 1 HOUR.
So, right now I still need help getting my daemon setup for Admin. Please.
Followed the following from FAQ =
- remove the entry serverAccountBase64MD5
- remove the entry adminAccount (if any)
- choose a new password by setting the entry serverAccount to <account>:<password>, for example serverAccount=admin
[I didn’t set PW, rather restarted daemon, ran bin/passwd.sh ]
Is this normal output when running passwd.sh ? ==
Setting new YaCy administrator password…
Please enter the new password for user ‘admin’ :
YaCy server appears to be running. Calling the ConfigAccounts_p API…
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Password successfully changed for User Name 'admin'.
None of this works for Admin login, probably bc I’m not running the browser from localhost.
So, how to redirect admin to my Win10 pc?