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RDP connection (1st VPS Cloud Windows connection)
This guide explains how to initialize your VPS Cloud with Windows.
Initializing a Cloud Server with Windows
The first connection must be made by RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) and this protocol is already activated on our Windows images.
On the other hand, it is mandatory to change the password of your Windows user before being able to connect via RDP to your server. Otherwise an error is returned (indicating that the password must be changed).
To do this, you must connect using the VNC console the first time.
- for Windows 10 professional = Infomaniak
- for Windows Server = Administrator
- Password: the one you chose when ordering the server. If you forget, please reset the server.
- IP address: the one indicated in the dashboard of your server.
Connect by RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol)
- From Windows
Remote Desktop is a feature included with Windows. Learn more
- From macOS
It is necessary to install the free Microsoft Remote Desktop application.
- From Linux
It is necessary to install the Remmina application.