Friday 4 March 2022

Reset Jenkins Admin Password

 sudo vi /var/lib/jenkins/config.xml


#modify to


 sudo systemctl restart jenkins

Navigate to the web console

Notice that you were not prompted for a username or password

do the following.

Click on People on the left-hand navigation menu.

Click on the Admin

Delete the user account

Navigate to Manage Jenkins

Click on Configure Global Security

Under Security Realm, select Jenkins’ own user database

In the Authorization section, select Logged-in users can do anything

Unselect Allow anonymous read access

Save changes

It will redirect to a page where a new Admin user can be created

#try by specifying the right path


#not working? repeat the above steps after the following

sudo mv /var/lib/jenkins/users/* /tmp/jenkins

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