What is the Default Admin user and Password for Jenkins

If you did not set a admin user while setting up Jenkins, you can make use of the default administrator username to login as admin.

To know the password, you will have to follow the below steps.

  1. Open Terminal
  2. Now under your home directory go to the .jenkins folder.
  3. Under .jenkins/secrets/ you should see a file named initialAdminPassword.
  4. Copy the password string from this file and use it as the password to log in.
    % cat /Users/dev/.jenkins/secrets/initialAdminPassword
  5. Sign In to Jenkins using admin user and password
    Logged in as Admin

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