Failing to Set Up Owner Account: Code 401

Describe the problem/error/question

Unable to Set up Owner account

What is the error message (if any)?

Problem setting up owner

Request failed with status code 401

This happened BOTH when installing n8n with Docker and NPM

Please share your workflow

Set up n8n at an Ubuntu server with command “npm install n8n -g”
run it with n8n
accessed it through http://localhost:5678 and tried to set up owner account.
Avoided special characters.


## Information on your n8n setup
- **n8n version:** 1.31.2
- **Database (default: SQLite):**
- **n8n EXECUTIONS_PROCESS setting (default: own, main):**
- **Running n8n via (Docker, npm, n8n cloud, desktop app):** Docker AND npm
- **Operating system:** Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS

hello @rogerpenna

As you are not using the HTTPS, that workaround should help.

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New version [email protected] got released which includes the GitHub PR 8906.