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RH5885 V3 Server V100R003 User Guide 32

This document describes the appearance, specifications, parameters, and structure of the RH5885 V3, and how to install an OS, replace parts, and install, remove, configure, and troubleshoot the server.
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Logging In to the Server Over a Network Port Using the PuTTY

Logging In to the Server Over a Network Port Using the PuTTY

Use PuTTY to log in to the server over a local area network (LAN) to configure and maintain the server.

Ensure that the following requirements are met:

  • A PC is properly connected to the management network port of the using over a network cable.
  • PuTTY is installed.

    You can download PuTTY from chiark website. You are advised to use the latest version of PuTTY, otherwise you may fail to log in to the server.

  • IP address of the server to be connected.
  • User name and password for logging in to the server to be connected.


  1. Set an IP address and a subnet mask or add route information for the PC to enable communication between the PC and the server.

    You can run the Ping Server IP address command on the PC command-line interface (CLI) to check the communication between the PC and the server.

  2. Double-click PuTTY.exe.

    The PuTTY Configuration window is displayed, as shown in Figure 9-17.

    Figure 9-17 PuTTY Configuration window

  3. Set login parameters.

    The parameters are described as follows:

    • Host Name (or IP address): Enter the IP address of the server to be logged in to. For example,
    • Port: Retain the default value 22.
    • Connection type: Retain the default value SSH.
    • Close window on exit: Retain the default value Only on clean exit.

    Configure Host Name and Saved Sessions, and click Save. In the future use, double-click the saved record in Saved Sessions to log in to the server.

  4. Click Open.

    The PuTTY window and login as: are displayed, waiting you to enter a user name.

    • If you log in to the target server for the first time, the PuTTY Security Alert window is displayed. If you trust this site, click Yes. Then the PuTTY window is displayed.
    • If the entered user name or password is incorrect during server login, PuTTY must be connected again.

  5. Enter the user name and password as prompted.

    After login, the server host name is displayed on the left of the command prompt, as shown in Figure 9-18.

    Figure 9-18 Server host name displayed after successful login

Updated: 2019-10-21

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