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Get/Reset root password on a Linux EC2 instance

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I am user accessing AWS through Okta SSO. I created a Linux EC2 instance and am accessing it using SSH with a key-pair. sudo helps most of the time but for one specific task I need root password but I don't have it (never had). Is there a way to get it or reset it?

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"sudo passwd root" should work.

answered a month ago

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