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Re: How to get server ssh keys on debian ec2 instance?



It works with the pv image.

I'm still not getting the system log with the hvm ami, ami-0632fd6e.
I've tried the hvm ami in other regions as well, with no success.
I had the same experience with an earlier release several months ago.
I have tried with various instance types.  Instance checks were ok.
I waited over half an hour.  I used standard root ebs device only.
When I try "Get System Log" on the AWS console, it just shows a blank
black box.

I blindly accepted the fingerprint reported by ssh and was in fact 
able to log in to the machine.  I don't want to do that, though.

Could it be the console isn't going to the right place on the hvm image?


On Tue, Aug 12, 2014 at 06:53:51PM -0400, leprechaun wrote:
> I'm running ami-c4ab67ac in us-east-1, and can confirm that I get a
> system log, which outputs all of the server's SSH key fingerprints.
> 
> What does the instance status checks say? 2/2?
> 
> Can you ping the machine? does it respond in any way?
> 
> Has it been over 4-5 minutes since you launched it?
> 
> Did you do anything funky with block device attachments?
> 
> 
> On Tue, Aug 12, 2014 at 6:20 PM, Aryeh Leib Taurog <vim@aryehleib.com> wrote:
> > I just launched an instance on EC2 with a Debian 7.6 AMI from here:
> > <https://wiki.debian.org/Cloud/AmazonEC2Image/Wheezy>
> >
> > The system log is empty. Is that by design?  With the ubuntu images,
> > the server's ssh keys were accessible via the system log. What is the
> > procedure for verifying the server fingerprint on debian? Must I
> > generate and add my own key, with user data?
> >
> > Regards,
> > Aryeh Leib Taurog
> >
> >
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