How to Change a Login Password on a Popcorn Hour FTP Server

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If you are worried about security with your Popcorn Hour multimedia server, then you can change the password for the file transfer protocol (FTP) access. The Popcorn Hour media servers stream multimedia across your network and to external use. One way to connect to the device is using the FTP protocol. The default password for the device is "1234," so you can change this by editing a configuration file.

Skill level:
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Instructions

  1. 1

    Log in to your device via FTP using the default password.

  2. 2

    Right-click "nzbget.conf," and click "Open With," then "Notepad."

  3. 3

    Browse through the configurations file until the "server1.password=1234" tag. Replace "1234" with a custom password.

  4. 4

    Close the file and click "Save."

  5. 5

    Restart your device for the server settings to take effect.

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