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The default user for Amazon Linux 2 is ec2-user, first, we need to create a password for the ec2-user
[ec2-user@ip-164 ]$ sudo passwd ec2-user Changing password for user ec2-user. New password: Retype new password: passwd: all authentication tokens updated successfully.
Then enable the password authentication for the Login in the SSHD config file
sudo nano /etc/ssh/sshd_config Find the PasswordAuthentication no and set it to yes
Restart the SSHD Service
sudo systemctl restart sshd
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