[ec2-beta] some feedback on the i386 image
kees at ubuntu.com
Mon Jan 12 22:13:00 GMT 2009
On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 01:50:23PM -0800, Eric Hammond wrote:
> Unfortunately on EC2 there is neither an initial password to copy, nor a
> place to put one securely, nor a place to put the software to do the
> copying (presuming users are running instances with the standard tools
> out there).
Right, this would be after root's first login and the "ubuntu" account was
created, or some other method of creating initial users, etc.
> Semi-related point: Though we use Ubuntu on our desktops, we should keep
> in mind that a large percentage of users are running Ubuntu on EC2 from
> their Windows and Mac desktops.
OSX ships with openssh, and people doing EC2 Ubuntu with Windows could
probably be expected to have ssh?
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