Nexus admin user - Could not evaluate: authentication error

Hi There,

In my environment the Nexus upgrades are managed by Puppet. Upon Puppet run, the upgrade succeeds but there is an error as an authentication error for admin user as below:

Error: /Stage[main]/Nexus::Config::Admin/Nexus_user[admin]: Could not evaluate: authentication error
Notice: /Stage[main]/Nexus::Config::Anonymous/Nexus_setting[security/anonymous]: Dependency Nexus_user[admin] has failures: true

Current Nexus version 3.55.0-01. This was also present during previous upgrade to version 3.41.0-01.

I am struggling to fix this error. There is no admin.password file under …/sonatype-work/nexus3/ as has been suggested somewhere else.

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

The file for passwords is only used for initial instance setup.

I don’t believe we distribute any puppet integration so I’d suggesting raising an issue wherever you found the integration.