if you just simply change your .pem file for security purposes follow the steps:

if you just simply change your .pem file for security purposes follow the steps:-

1)Go to AWS console login and create a new .pem file from the key-pair section over there. It will automatically downloaded .pem file into your pc

2)change permission to 400 if you are using Linux/ubuntu hit the below command

chmod 400 yournewfile.pem

3)Generate RSA of the newly-downloaded file in your local machine

ssh-keygen -f yournewfile.pem -y

4)Copy the RSA code from here

5)Now SSH to your instance via previous .pem file

ssh -i oldpemfileName.pem username@ipaddress

sudo vim  ~/.ssh/authorized_keys

6)Give one-two lines space and paste the copied RSA of new file here and then save the file

7)Now your new .pem file is linked with the running instance

8)If you want to disable the previous .pem file access then just edit the

sudo vim ~/.ssh/authorized_keys

file and remove or change the previous RSA from here.

Note:- Remove carefully so that newly created RSA not get changed.

In this way, you can change/connect the new .pem file with your running instance.

You can revoke access to previously generated .pem file due to security purposes.

Hope it would help!

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