Where do I get my password?

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21 Mar, 2019 03:31 AM

Running jbilling 4.1.1, I downloaded it and ran the startup (this is binary, not source)
Browse to localhost:8080 and it asks me to set up a company.
Once that is done it takes me to a login page and asks for the password.
What password?

I know it is supposed to have sent an email via my smtp server but that never turns up.
I did try configuring the server in the jbilling.properties file but no luck there and I saw another note that suggested I need to install some plugin, for which I think I need to login and since I can't login that's still no help.

Are there docs for this situation? I've looked but no luck so far. How does anyone ever get started with this?

I found more info on:
under the section 'email instructions' where it says:
"all emails are sent to a file in the Resources folder of the application.

Example: C:\Applications\jbilling-community-4.1.1\jbilling\resources\emails_sent.txt

To retrieve this link and view the Reset Password screen: Copy the applicable link from the email_sent.txt file and paste into the address bar of your browser. In the link, replace the text “www.yourcompany.com” with “localhost:8080”, and press Enter. The Reset Password screen will appear."

First problem is that it invokes recaptcha and the version of recaptcha invoked seems to be out of date, doesn't work anyway. There's a setting in jbilling-community-4.1.1/jbilling/jbilling.properties to turn it off:

But once I did that it still didn't create any emails_sent.txt file. No error messages anywhere, just nothing.

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