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Retrieving the Password for Logging In to a Windows ECS

Function

This API is used to obtain the random password generated during initial Windows ECS installation for user Administrator or the configured Cloudbase-init user when you use an image that supports Cloudbase-Init to create a Windows ECS.

After starting an ECS, wait for 5 to 10 minutes and ensure that the password is injected. Then, you can use this API to query the password.

URI

GET /v2.1/{project_id}/servers/{server_id}/os-server-password

Table 1 describes the parameters in the URI.
Table 1 Parameter description

Parameter

Mandatory

Description

project_id

Yes

Specifies the project ID.

server_id

Yes

Specifies the ECS ID.

Request

N/A

Response

Response parameters

Table 2 describes the response parameters.
Table 2 Response parameters

Parameter

Type

Description

password

String

Specifies the password in ciphertext.

Examples

  • Example response
    {
        "password": "UHC9+YW1xDC1Yu8Mg9n+tnOp7euEO/cW//9KgdJKWhr5w=="
    }

Returned Values

See General Request Returned Values.