Passwords

Last updated: 2020-07-02 18:00:37

    How can I obtain the initial CVM password?

    • If you purchase the CVM through Custom Configuration(https://buy.cloud.tencent.com/cvm?tab=custom), you can obtain the initial password based on different login methods as follows:
      Login MethodDescription
      Random PasswordThe initial password will be sent to you via email and Message Center on the console.
      SSH Key PairDisabled by defaultYou can log in to the CVM using your username and password, but the initial password will still be sent to you via email and Message Centeron the console.
      Custom PasswordThe password you set is the initial password.

    For more information, see Managing Login Password.

    What should I do if I cannot receive the initial password via Message Center?

    When you purchase a CVM, the initial password will be sent to you via email and Message Center on the console.
    If you cannot find the password in Message Center, please confirm that you log in to the console with a root account. If not, switch to the root account and check again.

    What should I do if I forget my password?

    You can reset the password. For more information, see Resetting Instance Password.

    How do I change or reset the CVM password?

    To reset the password of your CVM, see Resetting Instance Password.

    What should I do if I fail to reset the password?

    For Windows CVM, see [Failed to Reset the CVM Password or the CVM Password Is Invalid] (https://intl.cloud.tencent.com/document/product/213/35720) to troubleshoot the issue.
    For Linux CVM, please submit a ticket.

    How do I reset CVM passwords in batches?

    To reset CVM passwords in batches, see Resetting Instance Password.

    What are the default CVM login username and password?

    The default username varies by operating systems:

    • For Windows instance, the default username is Administrator.
    • For Linux instance, the default username is root (ubuntu for Ubuntu system).

    The CVM password for remote login is set by you when you create the instance. For more information, see Creating Instances. If you forgot the login password, you can reset it. For more information, see Resetting Instance Password.

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