Logging into Linux Instance via VNC

Last updated: 2019-11-04 14:10:22



VNC login is a browser-based method of CVM remote connection that Tencent Cloud offers its users. When a client does not have remote login installed or cannot use it and in the situation where login cannot be accomplished by any other means, the user can connect to a CVM using VNC login and observe the CVM’s status and can also do basic CVM management operations using the CVM account.

Applicable OS

Windows, Linux, or macOS.

Use Limits

  • The features of copy/paste, Chinese input, and file upload/download are currently not supported on CVMs using VNC login.
  • Main scream browsers must be used when using VNC login of a CVM, such as Chrome, Firefox, and IE 10 or above.
  • A VNC login is a dedicated terminal, meaning that only one user at a time can use a VNC login.


You must already have the admin account/password (or key) for the Linux instance to be logged in to.


  1. Log in to the CVM Console.
  2. On the instance’s management page, select the Linux CVM that you want to log in to and click Log In, as shown below:
  3. In the Log into Linux Instance pop-up window, select Other method (VNC) and click Log in now, as shown below.
  4. Enter the username/password in the pop-up dialog box to complete the login process, as shown below: