Logging into Windows Instance via VNC

Last updated: 2020-02-11 10:03:24

    Scenario

    VNC login offered by Tencent allows users to remotely connect to a CVM via a web browser. If a client does not have remote login installed, it cannot be used or logged into via any other means, users can connect to a CVM using VNC login to observe the CVM’s status and do basic CVM management operations using the CVM account.

    Use Limits

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

    Applicable OS

    Windows, Linux, or macOS.

    Prerequisites

    You must already have admin account/password for logging into Windows instance remotely.

    Steps

    1. Log in to the CVM Console.
    2. On the instance’s management page, select the Windows CVM that you want to log in to and click Log In, as shown below:
    3. In the Log into Windows instance pop-up window, select Alternative login methods (VNC) and click Log In Now, as shown below.
    4. In the login window, select “Send Remote Command” in the top left corner, and press Ctrl-Alt-Delete to enter the system login interface as shown below:

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