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AWS LEMP (Nginx, MySQL, PHP8.2) and phpMyAdmin AMI on Ubuntu 22.04

This AMI is a LEMP Web Server with phpMyAdmin installed on Ubuntu 22. Also the SSM agent and AWS CLI is installed. If you want to use it, please refer to documents.

This AMI supports following versions.

  • PHP 8.2
  • Nginx 1.18
  • MySQL 8.0
  • phpMyAdmin 5.2

Web Server

You can access to top page using http:// or https://. We installed certbot from snap packages, you can set up TLS/SSL certificates using Let’s Encrypt.

PHP module

If you are installing additional required PHP modules, install them with php version. For instance,

$ sudo apt install php8.2-mbstring

DB Server Password

You can find the password from EC2 management console System Log.

  1. Go to Amazon EC2 console at
  2. Chose your Instance and Click Actions → Instance Settings → Get System log

Get System log

You can also SSH into your instance and find the login credential using the following command.

$ cat /home/ubuntu/credentials 
////////////////////credentials info////////////////////
--- phpMyAdmin
----- Setting  : Success
--- MySQL
----- User     : root
----- Password : e1WFUFzvz1NaxiSo

If you want to use a mysql user “debian-sys-maint”, please set up the password with the mysql root user.

mysql> ALTER USER 'debian-sys-maint'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'YOUR_PASSWORD';
mysql> flush privileges;


You can access to phpMyAdmin after creating ssh tunnel.

How to Set up SSH Tunneling (Port Forwarding)

ex.) create ssh tunnel

$ ssh ubuntu@{ipaddress} -i {ssh-key-file.pem} -N -L 8080:localhost:80


For phpMyAdmin please refer to phpMyAdmin User Guide


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