Unable access device after installing wifi-ap snap

Bug #1912403 reported by Jacob J Aalfs on 2021-01-19
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Bug Description

I installed wifi-ap snap on Core 18 and immediately lost connection. How can I reconnect via ssh? I am hesitant to unplug for fear of corruption.

Please see 'snap --help' for app installation and updates.
Last login: Thu Jan 14 21:03:21 2021 from 192.168.1.14
jaalfs@linux:~$ snap install wifi-ap
wifi-ap 30 from Canonical✓ installed
jaalfs@linux:~$ Connection reset by 192.168.1.34 port 22

C:\Users\jaalfs>ssh jaalfs@192.168.1.34
ssh: connect to host 192.168.1.34 port 22: Connection timed out

C:\Users\jaalfs>ssh jaalfs@192.168.1.34
ssh: connect to host 192.168.1.34 port 22: Connection timed out

C:\Users\jaalfs>ssh jaalfs@192.168.1.34
ssh: connect to host 192.168.1.34 port 22: Connection timed out

*** Update *** It appears wifi-ap started automatically after install. I can see a wifi AP with SSID Ubuntu from my cell phone. However, I cannot connect to Ubuntu because a random password was automatically assigned.

Had to reinstall. Be aware of installing wifi-ap snap on Core (not Core Snap on desktop/server) because wifi-ap has an auto wizard that makes the snap connections, spins up the access-point with SSID: Ubuntu and a secure RANDOM password. On Core this is a deathwish because you immediately loose your SSH connection and then there is no way to log back in.

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