Administrator password?

My JIRA administrator was laid off, how can I change administrator password?

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you can simply use this url for forgot login details

You may need to acces your former employee's mail box ,

With the admin password , you can then transfer the "product" to your new atlassian account or change the email/password

if you can not acces your former employee's mail box and/or transfer the product and/or change the technical/admin contact, simply use the forms 'billing and licensing information' and 'my OnDemande subscription':

best regards,

I believe the question concerns getting administration access to OnDemand instance itself, not to the license management in Using the trick with accessing the ex-employee's mailbox and using the OnDemand password reminder could work, though :)

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If there is no other user with JIRA System Administrator permsisions. You would have to overwrite the password from the database. This documentation shows you how:

Oh I didn't realise this was an onDemand instance previously. The link above is only useful if this occurred on a standalone JIRA installation

I use ( domain. Where do I enter the query (select * from schemepermissions) and all the update queries?


You don't get SQL access to OnDemand.

Raise a support call with OnDemand support - they'll be able to add you as an administrator.

How do I raise a support call? do you have a link to the web site?



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