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Version Warning

The content below is for Apache Syncope <= 1.2 - for later versions the Reference Guide is available.

Default credentials (username and password) for Syncope administrator are:

  • username: admin
  • password: password

Credentials are defined in the security.properties file, located:

  • under the conf.directory specified during build (for projects generated from archetype) or specified in the GUI installer - please note that you might need to copy the file from core/src/main/resources in your project's source tree, if not present
  • under $CATALINA_HOME/webapps/syncope/WEB-INF/classes for standalone distribution
  • under /etc/apache-syncope for deb packages

Note: text encoding must be set to UTF-8.

Apache Syncope < 1.1.0

  • adminUser administrator username
  • adminMD5Password MD5 hash of cleartext password (represented as sequence of 32 hexadecimal digits)

GNU/Linux and Mac OS X

The MD5 password can be obtained via the md5sum command-line tool of GNU Core Utilities:

$ echo -n "new_password" | md5sum 

MS Windows

Some options are available:

Apache Syncope >= 1.1.0

  • adminUser administrator username
  • adminPassword SHA1 hash evaluation of cleartext password (represented as a sequence of 40 hexadecimal digits)
  • adminPasswordAlgorithm algorithm to be used for hash evaluation (default value: SHA1)

GNU/Linux and Mac OS X

The SHA1 password can be obtained via the sha1sum command-line tool of GNU Core Utilities:

$ echo -n "new_password" | sha1sum

MS Windows

Some options are available:

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