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If you want to change the encryption key, you need to remove all your cloud repos first to start from scratch. If you just want to be requested to re-enter the encryption key again, you can remove the following files and restart the GUI:
* Client:


* Server:




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  • 1 year later...

And how does this work nowadays? I've deleted the cryptedservers.conf, the entire .plastic4 folder, reinstalled the app and deleted the entire .plastic4 folder, and the app is still complaining about my encryption key password being incorrect without asking me to input it again

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The behavior should be same.

Can you check that you have no cryptedservers.conf also under this folder:


Any config file that you place there will take precedence over the ones in the local config folder.




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