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Customizing the default user of an Ubuntu AMI

(And other distros too)

Posted on Jan 21 2018
AWS AMI Packer

I like creating custom AMIs to ease server configuration of my AWS environments, my personal approach is to create a base AMI with some basic tools that will be used in my EC2 instances and then use it as starting point to create other AMIs. Over the years I found that it has a lot of benefits but can also demand many hours of management work if you don’t set up things properly. One of the first things I like to do is customizing the default user of my AMIs, not just for consistency but also to...