Updated at: 2022-04-11 GMT+08:00

Login Overview

Constraints

  • Only a running ECS can be logged in.
  • The username for logging in to a Windows ECS is Administrator.
  • If the login password is forgotten, use the password reset function available on the management console to reset the password.

    To reset a password, locate the row containing the target ECS, click More in the Operation column, and select Reset Password from the drop-down list.

  • If an ECS uses key pair authentication, use the password obtaining function available on the management console to decrypt the private key used during ECS creation to obtain a password.
  • Certain G series of ECSs do not support remote login provided by the public cloud platform. If you need to remotely log in to the ECSs, install the VNC server on them. For details, see GPU-accelerated ECSs. You are suggested to log in to the ECSs using MSTSC.
  • If you log in to a GPU-accelerated ECS using MSTSC, GPU acceleration will fail. This is because MSTSC replaces the WDDM GPU driver with a non-accelerated remote desktop display driver. In such a case, you must use other methods to log in to the ECS, such as VNC. If the remote login function available on the management console fails to meet your service requirements, you must install a suitable remote login tool on the ECS, such as TightVNC.

    To download TightVNC, log in at https://www.tightvnc.com/download.php.

Login Modes

Select a login mode as required and log in to the target ECS.

Table 1 Windows login modes

ECS OS

Local OS

Connection Method

Requirement

Windows

Windows

Use MSTSC.

Click Start on the local computer. In the Search programs and files text box, enter mstsc to open the Remote Desktop Connection dialog box.

For details, see Login Using MSTSC.

The target ECS has had an EIP bound.

(If you log in to an ECS through an intranet, for example, through VPN or Direct Connect, the ECS does not require an EIP.)

Linux

Install a remote connection tool, for example, rdesktop.

For details, see Logging In to a Windows ECS from a Linux Computer.

Mac

Install a remote connection tool, for example, Microsoft Remote Desktop for Mac.

For details, see Logging In to Windows ECS from a Mac.

Mobile terminal

Install a remote connection tool, for example, Microsoft Remote Desktop.

For details, see Logging In to a Windows ECS from a Mobile Terminal.

Windows

Through the management console.

For details, see Login Using VNC.

No EIP is required.

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