This tutorial will guide you through on how to retrieve the Windows administrator password which is initialized based on your key-pair.
- Launched your first Cloud Instance from the Portal.
Step 1: Click “Manage” to view more options for your Instance.
Step 2: Click “Retrieve Password”.
Step 3: Enter your private key.
Tips: You can open the private key file with a text editor (eg: Notepad) to view its content, then Copy & Paste it to the field.
Step 4: Decrypt your password.
Note: Your administrator password will be displayed in the textbox, make sure you store it in a safe place and do consider to change this password after logging in.
- Access your Windows Instance using Remote Desktop Connection.