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The default way to access an new EC2 instance is by using your key-pair.

How can I allow other users to connect to my instance, without giving them my keys? (Ideally, I'd like them to be prompted for user/password on login)


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Try the following steps:

Step 1: Edit /etc/ssh/sshd_config and set passwordAuthentication to yes.

Step 2: Run the following command:

sudo /etc/init.d/sshd reload

Step 3: Create a user:

useradd USERNAME

Step 4:Set a password:


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