Problem: Forgot or lost admin credentials


It may occur that you forgot or lost the credentials for the server admin account.


To reset the admin account username and password:

  1. Stop PowerFolder Server.
  2. Add the two lines below to the Server Configuration File:


    (plus) Replace admin and password after the equal sign (=) with a username and password of your choice.

  3. Start PowerFolder Server.

(tick) On the restart the server will read those two entries from the Server Configuration File and will replace the admin account, after that those entries will be removed automatically from the Server Configuration File.