Saturday, August 1, 2020

Jenkins admin password unlock | Forgotten Jenkins Admin Password | How to unlock Jenkins admin password

Let's say you have forgotten Jenkins admin password. How to set or retrieve the admin password?
Here below are the steps for resetting Jenkins admin password:

1. Edit the Jenkins config.xml under /var/lib/jenkins to disable securityFlag by executing below command:

sudo vi /var/lib/jenkins/config.xml


you need to disable security to Jenkins by below change
2. Find this <useSecurity>true</useSecurity> and change it to <useSecurity>false</useSecurity>
3. Restart jenkins by below command:
sudo service jenkins restart
4. Access Jenkins now, click on Manage Jenkins, click on configure Global security 

5. click on Enable security 

6. Click on Jenkins Own user database option.



7. click on apply and save
8. Now click on Manage users, click on admin, click on configure






  9. Enter new password and apply/save


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