How are users and passwords stored in the Jira Internal Directory
Platform Notice: Server and Data Center Only - This article only applies to Atlassian products on the server and data center platforms.
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.
- 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.