Other methods of logging in to the USG except for through the serial cable

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You can log in to the USG in one of the following ways:

1. Through the console port.
You can connect a PC to the console port of the device to configure and manage the device.
2. Through Telnet.
You can configure the PC to access the device through Telnet to configure and manage the device.
3. Through SSH.
You can configure the PC to access the device through SSH to configure and manage the device.
4. Through the web UI.
You can log in to the device through the web UI to configure and manage the device in a visualized manner.
5. Through the service interface in Layer 2 transparent access mode.
When the device is in transparent access mode, you cannot set the IP address of the service interface. In this case, you need to log in to the device through the VLANIF interface.

Other related questions:
Methods of configuring a WLAN device to log in to another device as an SSH client
Logging in to WLAN devices through SSH (STelnet) implements secure remote login on an insecure network, ensuring data integrity and reliability, and secure data transmission. Users can use local devices to log in to other devices through SSH. There is no difference in the configurations for various device types. For the operation procedure, see: Example for Configuring the Device as the STelnet Client to Log In to Another Device.

Logging in to the USG through the console interface
Perform the following operations to log in to the USG through the console interface: 1. Use the Windows XP HyperTerminal of a PC to log in to the USG through a console interface to manage the device. By default, the authentication mode for the login to the USG through the console interface is AAA. The user name is admin, and the password is Admin@123. Note: If you fail to log in for consecutively three times, the system automatically locks the web UI for 10 minutes. Procedure: a. Connect desired devices, power on them, and ensure that they run properly. b. Choose Start > All Programs > Accessories > Communication > HyerTerminal to start the terminal simulation program (for example, Windows XP HyerTerminal) on the PC. The Connection Description dialog box is displayed. c. In Name, enter the name of the connection between the PC and the USG, for example, COMM1. Select any of the icons. d. Click OK. The Connect To dialog box is displayed. e. From the Connect using drop-down list, select the serial port connecting the PC to the USG, such as, COM1. f. Click OK. The COM1 Properties dialog box is displayed. g: Set the communication parameters of the interface. Note: The communications parameters of the terminal port must be consistent with those of the console port of the USG. Set the baudrate to 9600 bit/s. Other communication parameters adopt their default values. h. Click OK or Restore to default value (R). i. Proceed to the emulation program page, and press Enter. According to the authentication mode configured on the USG, enter the user name and password as prompted. The user view is displayed. The default user name is admin, and the default password is Admin@123. 2. Log in to the CLI through the console port based on the PuTTY. Before logging in to the CLI through the console port, connect a PC to the console port on the NGFW Module through a console cable. Procedure: a. Configure the PC. The following example describes the configuration using the free HyperTerminal software PuTTY on Windows 7. b. Download the PuTTY software to the PC and double-click it to run the software. c. Select Session and set Connection type to Serial. d. After setting other parameters, click Open. e. Press Enter and enter the default administrator account admin and password Admin@123. Note: After three consecutive login failures, the system automatically locks out the account (prohibiting its login) for 10 minutes. f. Change the password of the default administrator account and enter the CLI. Note: For security, the password must meet the minimum complexity requirement. That is, the password must contain three of the following, including upper-case letters (A to Z), lower-case letters (a to z), digits (0 to 9), and special characters (such as !, @, #, $, and %). Remember the new password for future logins.

IAD serial port login method
You can use HyperTerminal or securityURT tool or putty tool, codec rate is 9600, and the parity check data is no login account and password, the password is root/huawei123, the old version may also be admin.

Can a user log in to an S series switch through fingerprint authentication
All S series switches do not support user login through fingerprint identification.

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