Can't log in to Bamboo, user exists in users table

I was recently doing some server maintenance, and after bringing Bamboo back up I can't log in.

I have Jira, Bamboo, and Stash running on the server. Bamboo and Stash are set to use Jira for user management.

I can still log in to Stash and Jira normally, but Bamboo gives

"You have entered an invalid username and password. Please try again."

If I click on the "Can't access your account" link, and then "Please contact your administrator" (because there's no mail server set up), the list of administrators is empty.

"There are no administrators for this Bamboo installation."

Looking at this guide, the admin user I created during install still exists in the db. I've tried setting the password to both hashes for 'admin' provided but neither worked.

The server changes were unrelated, but involved deleting and recreating some IIS reverse proxying rules that proxy traffic from



http://<app ip>:<app port>/<app>

The application links all use the actual uri:

http://<app ip>:<app port>/<app>

And the rules are working.

I don't have any important user info in Bamboo, but I'd rather not lose the small amount of set-up I've done on the projects - is there any way to reset the user management so that I can log in with the account in the users table?

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I ended up just reinstalling Bamboo.


Can you check the logs if there is any user management related errors? You can attempt to login and if it fails, attach the bamboo server logs.

In the meantime, run the following sql query to reset the failed login attempts and try logging after a restart.




What are we supposed to do if we get the message "There are no administrators for this Bamboo installation." ?

This is a production instance. I don't know how it got this way but if we have no admins, we can't add an admin. How are we supposed to resolve that?

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