IntelliJ IDEA 13.1.0 Web Help

File | Settings | IDE Settings | Passwords - Master Password

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The dialog box opens when you click the Change Master Password button on the Passwords page of the Settings dialog box. In this dialog box, update the master password for accessing the database where passwords for remote repositories are stored.

Note

IntelliJ IDEA saves the history of updates of the master password, until you reset it.

Item Description
Old Password In this text box, type the current master password.
New Password In this text box, type the master password to use.
Confirm New Password In this text box, repeat the master password to use.
Encrypt the master password with user credentials When this check box is selected, IntelliJ IDEA encrypts the specified master password with your system login and password and does not request you to type the master password in the future.

Warning

Selecting this check box increases security risks.

Note

This functionality is only available in the Windows operating system.

Change Password Click this button to have IntelliJ IDEA use the specified master password and add the previous password to the history.
Reset Password Click this button to open the Reset Master Password dialog box, where you can set a new master password and clear the history of previous master passwords.

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