What user and password to use in cloud images?

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Sat Nov 9 18:35:30 UTC 2013

On Thu, Nov 07, 2013 at 11:16:08PM +0100, Juan Orti Alcaine wrote:
> I cannot login with the user 'fedora'. I'm connected to the console (it is a 
> CloudStack  cloud), and have tried all combinations of ec2-user/fedora 
> /passwords/without-passwords.

You've solved it, but for reference virt-sysprep can change passwords
in offline images.  You would use a command like this:

  virt-sysprep -a foo.qcow2 --enable password --root-password password:123456

(Changes or sets root's password to 123456)


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