Launch and configure an instance in OCI

To launch and configure an instance in OCI, perform the following steps:

Launch Instance

  1. Sign in to or return to Oracle Cloud.
  2. From the navigation menu, select Compute > Instances.
  3. In the Instances in <Compartment> pane, click the three dots to the right of the newly created instance and select Start.

  4. In the Create Compartment dialog box, enter a name and description for the compartment.
  5. Click Create Compartment.

Configure Instance

  1. Sign in to or return to Oracle Cloud.
  2. From the navigation menu, select Compute > Instances.
  3. In the instance list, click the name of the running Access Gateway instance.
  4. In the Instance Information tab, click the link associated with Virtual Cloud Network.

  5. In the Resources section, click Network Security Groups.
  6. Click Create Security Group.
  7. Enter a name, such as Access Gateway Security Group and click Next.
  8. On the Create Network Security Group page, create three ingress rules for the following protocols:
    ProtocolDestination PortIP
    SSH22Appropriate CIDR such as
    A.B.C.D/32 (only your IP)
    TCP80Appropriate CIDR such as 0.0.0.0/0

    TCP

    443

    Appropriate CIDR for management such as A.B.C.D/32 (only your IP)