HELP FILE

How to Set Access for an Unattached Network

Setting access rights is only possible if the client is the owner of the network. This means that the network was created from the client.

On Windows or Mac


  1. Click Set Access.
  2. Set the necessary access rights as follows:
    Option Description
    Do not accept new network members Select this option if you do not want to extend your network with new members.
    Require a password to join the network Joining members must enter the correct password to be able to join the network. By default, this option is enabled. To set a password, click Set Password and follow the on-screen instructions.
    Approve all new members manually The user must approve the membership of all new members.
  3. Click OK or Apply to save your settings.

On Linux

  1. Open the terminal.
  2. Execute the following command with the flags specified below:
    sudo hamachi set-access <network ID> [flags]
    Flag Description
    lock Set this flag if you do not want to extend your network with new members.
    unlock Set this flag if you do not want to allow new members to join your network.
    Require a password to join the network To set a password, click Set Password and follow the on-screen instructions.
    manual The user must approve the membership of all new members.
    auto New members are approved automatically.

    By default, joining members must enter the correct password to be able to join the network. To change or set a password, execute the following command:

    sudo hamachi set-pass <network ID> [password]