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User password


All administration users require a password to access the Funnelback administration interface.

Funnelback requires the use of the embedded Jetty web server for its operation. Jetty stores password details in the standard .htpasswd file located at:


The user password can be changed from the "Change password" link located in the "Manage users" page (linked to from the System menu in the navigation bar).


Clicking on this link will take you to the "Change password" form:


where you can change the password for the given user.

Command line

You may change a users password from the command line. For Linux run:

 $SEARCH_HOME/web/bin/ <username> <password>

For Windows run:

 %SEARCH_HOME\web\bin\change_password.bat <username> <password>

See also

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