Deleting the Initial Password for Logging In to a Windows ECS


After you obtain the initial password, it is a good practice to delete it to ensure system security.

Deleting the initial password does not affect ECS operation or login. Once deleted, the password cannot be retrieved. Before you delete a password, it is a good practice to record it.


  1. Log in to the management console.

  2. Click image1 in the upper left corner and select your region and project.

  3. Under Computing, click Elastic Cloud Server.

  4. On the Elastic Cloud Server page, select the target ECS.

  5. In the Operation column, click More and select Delete Password.

    The system displays a message, asking you whether you want to delete the password.

    **Figure 1** Delete Password

    Figure 1 Delete Password

  6. Click OK to delete the password.