For User name , enter the default user name for your AMI. Optional If you're using a public AMI from a third party, you can use the command line tools to verify the fingerprint. You can have up to five thousand key pairs per region. For a Debian AMI, the user name is admin or root. Sign In to the Console.
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See the User Guide for help getting started. By using our site, you consent to cookies. The following is an example entry for the key pair named my-key-pair.
If you don't specify the name of an existing key pair when you launch an instance, you won't be able to connect to the instance. Sign In to the Console.
Creating an EC2 Key Pair - AWS CloudFormation
In a command-line shell, change directories to the location of the private key file that you created when you launched the instance. Locate the private key and verify permissions Get the fully-qualified path to the location on your computer of the. Amazon EC2 uses public—key cryptography to encrypt and decrypt login information.
Using Key Pairs
A passphrase on a private key is an extra layer of protection, so even if your private key is discovered, it can't be used without the passphrase. Unprotected Private Key File.
The base file name is the name you specified as the name of your key pair, and the file name extension is. Please refer to your browser's Help pages for instructions. For root user credentials, you get credentials, such as access keys or key pairs, from the Security Credentials page in the AWS Management Console. Paste the public key information from your new key pair underneath the existing public key information. You can use the fingerprint that's displayed on the Key Pairs page to verify that the private key you have on amazonn local machine matches the public key that's stored in AWS.
For example, you can grant entities from other AWS accounts access jey resources in your AWS account pari access. If provided with no value or the value inputprints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json.
Access keys consist of two parts: Sign In to the Console.
The file name extension for this file is not important. If you specified a passphrase when you converted your private key to PuTTY's format, you must provide that passphrase when you log in to the instance. By default, PuTTYgen displays only files with the extension. You can open this file in an editor.
For Fedora, the user name is ec2-user or fedora. Optional You can terminate the temporary instance if you have no further use for it.
If you see the IAM user sign-in page, choose Sign-in using root user credentials near the bottom of the page to return to the main sign-in page. You can change the email address and password on the Security Credentials page.
Amazon EC2 Key Pairs
If they match, continue to the next step. Ensure that the security group associated with your instance allows incoming SSH traffic from your IP address. For a Debian AMI, the user name is admin or root. To log in to your instance, par must create a key pair, specify the name of the key pair when you launch the instance, and provide the private key when you connect to the instance.
Recover Access to EC2 Instances After Losing SSH Key Pair
Public—key cryptography uses a public key to encrypt a piece of data, such as a password, then the recipient uses the private key to decrypt the data. Your local computer must have an IPv6 address and must be configured to use IPv6.
Otherwise, it is UnauthorizedOperation. Sign In to the Console.