Windows instances on Amazon EC2 are given a random password. This post will show how to use Java to retrieve this password.
XebiaLab’s [OverThere project recently appeared on GitHub]. I’ve recently been doing some work on jclouds, where it was noted that OverThere could address a gap in jclouds - controlling Windows Server virtual machines. So I decided to dust off my braincells concerned with Windows Server and take a look at OverThere.