Status: Fixed but Unreleased (View Workflow)
Environment:Jenkins v2.107.3 , impact probably as well in 2.121.2
Noticed in Folder plugin v. 6.5.1
Credentials Plugin, 2.1.18
Credentials Binding Plugin, 1.16
Extended Read Permission Plugin, 2.0
Matrix Authorization Strategy Plugin, 2.3
we updated the plugin to the latest version and we were facing loosing permissions issue on some folder.
As well stored credentials were wiped.
After some looking, it looks like this - folder - plugin is causing the issues.
- when there was an update on the folder, then from some reason config.xml for the given job/ folder in this case will become unreadable for jenkins
- that results in deletion of stored data like permissions configuration, or stored credentials on the given folder (config.xml is probably ignored / replaced by soem default one)
- subjobs are not impacted
We noticed on impacted folder was in config.xml file: