System Administrator Password


I am an administrator on my company's JIRA, I would like to know how do you reset the System Administrator password. 




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Hi Edwin,


Yes, no worries, you can reset the password of sys admin.



how do you do it? Should I follow the above mentioned link?


Yes, using the documentation linked above, follow according to your JIRA version. smile

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Hi Edwin,

You can follow this guide below (according to the JIRA version) :




Alright thanks, 

I am Specifically talking about the default Sys.Admin which I attached the screenshot of. Do we need to worry about it? Is it possible to reset that role's password? Or retain/own that role?

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