help needed

Heherson Pagcaliwagan herson at
Thu Mar 29 23:39:07 UTC 2012

On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 8:48 PM, Garrett Holmstrom
<gholms at> wrote:
> On Mar 28, 2012 9:06 PM, "Heherson Pagcaliwagan" <herson at> wrote:
>> On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 12:22 AM, Dennis Gilmore <dennis at> wrote:
>> > i have uploaded a x86_64 image to us-east-1 in ec2 the ami is
>> > ami-3fb16f56 for whatever reason that i can not yet figure out the
>> > image is booting fine but ssh will not allow me to connect. ive stopped
>> > the image and attached it to a f16 instance and examined the disk and
>> > it all looks fine. with the ssh logs just saying that the client
>> > disconnected.
>> >
>> > Id appreciate if some people could have a look and see if its working
>> > for them or help diagnose what exactly is going on.
>> Not sure if this is it, but I did not see a /root/.ssh/authorized_keys
>> file.
> This is expected.  Look for it under /home/ec2-user instead.

Thanks Garret. It did not occur to me to check the entire contents of
/home/ and solely relied on the web console's "Connect to Instance"
hint. Will try again later :)

> Of course, if it isn't there either then there may be a problem.  ;-)
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