I have issues with default EC2 passwords for Windows Server 2016.
Don’t get me wrong, I like that they are 32-character ones. But they are not my 32-character ones. These are really random which makes it pointless to try and type.
Now, if you were like me and actually care about security, your passwords are also long but they make sense. Like “IreallyREALLYlikeUNICORNS!BUTonlyPINKones#”.
Awesome password, am I right? *high five*
So we need a nice way to grab the default admin password. And yet again, let’s keep away from the AWS console. I did say “a nice way”, after all.
How to get my EC2 instance password?