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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 Serial Port Using the PuTTY

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

You can log in to the server over a serial port by using the PuTTY in any of the following scenarios:

  • The server is configured for the first time at a new site, and you need to perform initial configuration.
  • The server cannot be remotely connected to because the network is faulty, and you need to locate the fault.

Ensure that the following requirements are met:

  • The PC is connected to the server over a serial 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 sever.

  • User name and Password for logging in to the server to be connected


  1. Double-click PuTTY.exe.

    The PuTTY Configuration window is displayed.

  2. In the navigation tree, choose Connection > Serial.
  3. Set the login parameters.

    The following are the examples:

    • Serial Line to connect to: COMn
    • Speed (baud): 115200
    • Data bits: 8
    • Stop bits: 1
    • Parity: None
    • Flow control: None

    n indicates the serial port number, and the value is an integer.

  4. In the navigation tree, choose Session.
  5. Select Connection type in Serial, as shown in Figure 9-19.

    Figure 9-19 PuTTY Configuration window

  6. Click Open.

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

  7. Enter a user name and password by following instructions.

    After login, the server host name is displayed on the left of the prompt.

Updated: 2019-10-21

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