The first time you start Jenkins, the configuration is created along with the initial default administrator account.
If for some reason you have skipped the user-creation step in the setup wizard, you can use the default admin username and password to access the Jenkins UI.
The Jenkins default password is stored in the
$JENKINS_HOME/secrets/initialAdminPassword file (the exact location of the Jenkins default password is indicated in the Jenkins console log).
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Default Jenkins Password
The Jenkins default username is
The Jenkins default password has to be written to the
$JENKINS_HOME/secrets/initialAdminPassword file on the server, that is usually located at:
|Default Username||File with default Password|
2 Replies to “Jenkins: Default Password & Username”
Very helpful! Thank yooou1 <3
Thank you this.
However I have reinstalled Jenkins a number of times in my Mac, and every time the wizard skips the user creation step.
I have followed the steps above, but I keep getting a message stating that I am using incorrect user details when I use ‘admin’ as the user name, and the password located above.
Can anyone suggest a solution ?