Can I use my email to finalize configuration?

(Charles Wilmott) #1

Can I use my email to finalize configuration
or does it have to be the domain email?

Many thanks for your help

(Kane York) #2

Any email address will work - it will become the first admin account. If it’s a Yahoo! email, you’ll probably want to enable the Yahoo OAuth in the SiteSettings afterwards, though!

(Jeff Atwood) #3

Yes, but catch-22, you must be an admin to turn that setting on.

Anyway – as long as you use one of the emails specified in the app.yml and shown in the Discourse header after install, you should be fine: