What is the default Jenkins password

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I'm using a EC2 server instance but I need to install software on the Jenkins server.

I’ve used this command:

sudo –s –H –u jenkins
sudo cabal install quickcheck

But then it asked for a password and I cant find it anywhere

Aug 9, 2018 in Jenkins by lina
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Try this:

-stop jenkins

- go and edit /var/lib/jenkins/config.xml

- Change <useSecurity>true</useSecurity> to false

- Restart Jenkins: sudo service jenkins restart

- Navigate to the Jenkins dashboard to the "Configure Security" option you likely used before. This time, setup security the same as before, BUT set it to allow anyone to do anything, and allow user signup.

- Go to www.yoursite.com/securityRealm/addUser and create a user

- Then go change allow anyone to do anything to whatever you actually want users to be able to do. In my case, it is allow logged in users to do anything.
answered Aug 9, 2018 by Kalgi
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jenkins default administrator password is logged in log file in ubuntu

log file is situated in /var/log/jenkins/jenkins.log folder

password will be placed after this, Jenkins initial setup is required. An admin user has been created and a password generated. Please use the following password to proceed to installation
answered Aug 10, 2018 by Nilesh
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Just execute the following command:

sudo passwd jenkins

This should display the password of your Jenkins

answered Apr 23, 2019 by Haider
Hey Thanks @Haider, worked like a charm!
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You can get your initial admin password for Jenkins in the following location:

sudo cat /Users/Shared/Jenkins/Home/secrets/initialAdminPassword
answered Apr 23, 2019 by Linda
Thanks..! Really help alot.
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Change the shell to /bin/bash instead of bin/false and you should be able to log in without password by sudo su - jenkins.

Command to change the shell is:

chsh -s /bin/bash jenkin
answered Apr 23, 2019 by Vinod

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