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Logging In to an ECS

Logging In to a Windows ECS

You can log in to a Windows ECS using either VNC or MSTSC provided on the management console.

Figure 1 Windows ECS login modes
  1. Obtain the password.

    Use the password obtaining function provided by the management console to decrypt the key file to obtain a password.

    For details, see section Obtaining the Password for Logging In to a Windows ECS.

  2. Select a login method and log in to the ECS.

Logging In to a Linux ECS

You can log in to a Linux ECS using either VNC or SSH key provided on the management console.

Figure 2 Linux ECS login modes
  1. Log in to the management console.
  2. Under Computing, click Elastic Cloud Server.
  3. Select the ECS you want to log in to.
  4. Select a login method and log in to the ECS.

Follow-up Procedure

  • If you have added a data disk during ECS creation, you must initialize the data disk after logging in to the ECS.

    For details, see section Scenarios and Disk Partitions.

  • Certain ECSs require the installation of a driver after you log in to them. For details about available ECS types as well as their functions and usage, see "Notes" in section ECS Types.