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 Logging into Windows Instance via Remote Desktop

Last updated: 2022-03-30 14:49:18


    This document describes how to log in to a Windows instance through remote desktop on a local computer.

    Supported Systems



    • You must have the admin account and password for logging in to a Windows instance remotely.
    • If you use a system default password to log in to the instance, you can obtain the password at the Message Center.
    • If you forgot your password, please reset the instance password.
    • You have purchased public IPs for your CVM instance and port 3389 is open (this port is open by default for a CVM purchased with quick configuration).



    The following takes the Windows 7 operating system as an example.

    1. On the local Window server, click , enter mstsc in Search programs and files, and press Enter to open the Remote Desktop Connection window as shown below:
    2. Enter the public IP of the Windows server after Computer and click Connect. You can get the server public IP as instructed in Getting Public IP Address.
    3. Enter the instance's admin account and password in the Windows Security pop-up window as shown below:
      • If the Do you trust this remote connection? window pops up, you can select Don't ask me again for connections to this computer and click Connect.
      • The default admin account of the Windows CVM instance is Administrator, and the password can be obtained as instructed in Prerequisites.
    4. Click OK.
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