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To set up a root user in aws please follow the steps given below :


1) After connecting through putty as ubuntu user , switch to root user


sudo -i


2) Set root password


passwd root


3) Unlock root account

 

passwd -u root


4) To get back to original default status


sudo passwd -dl root


I think this will resolve the query


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