October 1, 2022

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How to set EC2 Ubuntu default password

switch to root with:

and set the password through the below command

After that, we will edit the configuration to modify the ssh login system for password. So, let’s open the configuration file with a nano editor. This will let us edit the default configuration.

change PasswordAuthentication noto PasswordAuthentication yes


Next, we need to restart the sshd by running this command:

it’s done!

Now you can Run this command, and then give the password.

ssh ubuntu@x.x.x.x