how to disable admin password prompt in confluence

In Jira, adding = true

to the JIRA_HOME/jira-config.propertis 

I attempted to add = true


But, it didn't work.  Can't find the documentation by searching Answers or Confluence...sorry.

If you know how, let me know!

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If you don't mind doing it through the web admin:

  • Go to Confluence Administration,
  • Go to Security Configuration
  • Untick "Secure administrator sessions"

I found a file: confluence.cfg.xml I added the entry: <properties> . . . . <property name="">true</property> </properties> I added it but it was removed when confluence started. I guess it's not recognized.

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Hi James,

Just in addition to Adrien's answer which is correct, we've got a documentation that covers this procedure so you can find further details about it:


I hope it helps


Hey...thanks. I just wish the computer knew what I was talking about when I asked it the question. I obviously didn't ask the right question. Thanks all.

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