updating jira user passwords in bulk

Hi

Is it possible to change the password of users in bulk.

We want to change the password for 1200 jira users and doing it manually one by one is going to be very time consuming.

Is there an easy way?

Rahul

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Yup, that works for internal directories, that's why I asked! You can stop Jira, change the passwords with SQL and restart it, and the new password will kick in. But only if it's using internal user directories. The answer changes if you're using something else.

p.s. I'm pretty sure it still works, having done it today...


That's right. If he is using Microsoft AD he must fetch all users and set the password. That's done with powershell.

Code snippet:

$FetchedUser.Invoke("SetPassword", "newpassword")
$FetchedUser.pwdLastSet = 0
$FetchedUser.SetInfo()

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Not in the UI.

However, what authentication system are you using?

Hi Nic,

it's funny :-)

My hint is an answer from you in 2012.

NIc: its jira internal directory...

@Rahul: In this case follow the link in my answer. It is leading to the step-by-step tutorial from Nic. It works.

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