How to Recover Your AWS DeepRacer Device Console Default Password - AWS DeepRacer

How to Recover Your AWS DeepRacer Device Console Default Password

Recovering your AWS DeepRacer device console default password involves retrieving or resetting the default password. The default password is printed at the bottom of the device, as shown following.


            Image: AWS DeepRacer device console default password.

Follow the instructions in the following procedure to recover the password for your AWS DeepRacer device web server using an Ubuntu terminal window.

  1. Connect your AWS DeepRacer device to a monitor. You'll need a HDMI-to-HDMI, HDMI-to-DVI or similar cable and insert one end of the cable into the HDMI port on the vehicle's chassis and plug the other end into a supported display port on the monitor.

  2. Connect a USB keyboard to your AWS DeepRacer using the USB port on the device's compute module, after the compute module is booted.

  3. in the Username, enter deepracer.

  4. In Password, enter the device SSH password.

    If this is your first time to log in to the device, enter deepracer in Password. Reset the password, as required, before moving to the next step. You'll use the new password for future logins. For security reasons, use a complex or strong password phrase for the new password.

  5. After you're logged in, open a terminal window.

    You can use Search button to find the terminal window application.

  6. To get the default device console password, type the following command in the terminal window:

    $cat /sys/class/dmi/id/chassis_asset_tag

    The command outputs the default password as its result.

  7. To reset the device console password to the default, run the following Python script in the terminal window:

    sudo python /opt/aws/deepracer/nginx/reset_default_password.py