Which password should I use when using sudo install or sudo update commands

Abhishek Umesh Gavali 0 Reputation points

So I am using Azure sandbox for learning purpose, for AZ-900 certification. I setted up the azure VM successfully and and as module says to use '

sudo apt-get update

as to update the cache, by using this command I am getting an enter the password, so which password should I use for this, I used VM password but showing incorrect.

please help

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  1. VarunTha 5,815 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi Abhishek Umesh Gavali,
    Thank you for reaching out to us on the Microsoft Q&A forum.

    Sorry for the inconvenience. Let's address your issue step by step:

    1. Public Address Observation: Upon executing step 1, you should see a public address like this: This confirms that the initial step has been successfully completed.
    2. Continuation to Step 2: Please proceed by copying the public IP address and executing step 2. User's image
    3. SSH Command Execution: After completing step 2, enter the following command in your terminal or command prompt: ssh azureuser@<VM public IP address> (e.g., ssh azureuser@ When prompted with a message asking if you want to continue connecting, type "yes" (without quotes) and press Enter to proceed. User's image
    4. Cloud Shell Commands: Once connected via SSH, run the following commands sequentially in your cloud shell:
    • sudo apt-get update
    • sudo apt-get install -y nginx
    • echo "<html><body><h2>Welcome to Azure! My name is $(hostname).</h2></body></html>" | sudo tee -a /var/www/html/index.html

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    After executing the commands, check if the issue persists. If you encounter a password prompt or any difficulties, share the specific error message or behavior. I'm here to assist further and can provide additional troubleshooting or resources if needed.

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