[ec2-beta] "ubuntu" passwordless sudo

Soren Hansen soren at ubuntu.com
Wed Jan 14 15:28:27 GMT 2009

On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 11:15:48PM -0800, Eric Hammond wrote:
> We might even consider disabling all root ssh logins on the images.

Perhaps not explicitly disable them, but we could add a configuration
option to the ec2-init package to put the ssh credentials in another
users' authorized_keys instead of root's.

> This is actually the approach I had originally considered when I
> started building Ubuntu AMIs for EC2, but I didn't feel like I had the
> clout to convince EC2 people to do things my way.  Perhaps Canonical
> does :)

I'm not sure what you're referring to? You mean using the supplied key
to log in as another user than root?

Soren Hansen               | 
Virtualisation specialist  | Ubuntu Server Team
Canonical Ltd.             | http://www.ubuntu.com/
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