How are users and passwords stored in the Jira Internal Directory

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Platform Notice: Server and Data Center Only - This article only applies to Atlassian products on the server and data center platforms.

Purpose

It may be a requirement for auditors or administrators to understand how usernames and passwords are stored within Jira's database. This article discusses the method used when users are stored in Jira's Internal Directory. 

Explanation

  • Users are stored in the cwd_user table of Jira's database. 
  • Passwords are stored in the Credential column of the table and are hashed. 

More Information

Retrieving the Jira adminstrator password

Jira Database Schema


Description

It may be a requirement for auditors or administrators to understand how usernames and passwords are stored within Jira's database. This article discusses the method used when users are stored in Jira's Internal Directory. 

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Last modified on Nov 23, 2020

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