Manage Login Password

Last updated: 2020-02-25 10:15:35

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Scenario

Cloud Virtual Machine's account number and password is credential who logs in to Cloud Virtual Machine. This document describes how to use and manage passwords when logging in to Cloud Virtual Machine.

Limits

When setting a password, the following restrictions must be met:

  • Linux instance: password length should be 8mi 30. It is recommended to use a password of more than 12 characters, which cannot start with "/" and contains at least three ( a-zA-Z0-9 and ()`~!@#$%^&*-+=_|{}[]:;'<>,.?/ The special symbol of).
  • Windows instance: password length should be 12 / 30 characters, cannot start with "/", and contain at least three items ( a-zA-Z0-9 and ()`~!@#$%^&*-+=_|{}[]:;'<>,.?/ ), excluding the user name

Directions

Setting initial password

In the purchase of Cloud Virtual Machine, the choice of configuration is different, the initial password setting will be different.

  • Approve Custom configuration Method to create an instance: during the creation process, the initial password is set in different ways depending on the login method.
Login modeDescription
Automatic password generationThe initial password will be via email and consoleInternal messageI'll send it to you.
Associate Key NowOff by defaultLogin with username and password, but the initial password will still be via email and consoleInternal messageI'll send it to you.
PasswordThe custom password is the initial password.

Viewing Password

The password to log in to Cloud Virtual Machine will be via email and console Internal message I'll send it to you. The following operations take internal message as an example.

  1. Log in to the CVM Console .
  2. Click in the upper right corner Select the corresponding product message
    Go to the product message page to view the password.

Resetting Password

Reset Password