Grafana admin password is not updating

  • What Grafana version and what operating system are you using?
    8.0.1 - kube-promehteus-stack deployment.

  • What are you trying to achieve?
    update admin password

  • How are you trying to achieve it?
    add the new password to the values.yaml

  • What happened?
    The new password is being update on kubernetes secret and in grafana service.yaml, but its dosent updated the app. - i can log in with my old password.
    the only thing that us updating the password is using grafana-cli -
    grafana-cli admin reset-admin-password

for some reason, grafana db is updated with the new secret info.

  • What did you expect to happen?
    that the admin password will change.

  • Can you copy/paste the configuration(s) that you are having problems with?
    we tried both conf -

adminUser: admin
adminPassword: strongpassword

existingSecret: “”
userKey: admin-user
passwordKey: admin-password

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