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File | Settings | IDE Settings | Passwords - Reset Master Password

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The dialog box opens when you click the Reset Master Password button on the Passwords page of the Settings dialog box, or the Reset Password button in the Change Master Password dialog box.

In this dialog box, specify or reset the master password for accessing the database where passwords for remote repositories are stored.

Note

When you reset the master password, IntelliJ IDEA clears the history of all the previously existed master passwords.

Item Description
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.

Set Password Click this button to have IntelliJ IDEA save and use the specified master password.

Note

The button is available in the Master Password dialog box, which opens when you set the master password for the first time.

Reset Password Click this button to have IntelliJ IDEA save and use the specified master password and clear the history of previous master passwords.

Note

The button is available in the Reset Master Password dialog box.

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