Prepare Image for deployment to OCI

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure cannot import the Access Gateway OVA unchanged.

  1. Start VirtualBox
  2. Choose File > Import Appliance
  3. Navigate to the downloaded Access Gateway OVA file, and click Open
  4. Click Continue.
  5. In the Appliance Settings dialog specify the following values:
    NameAn appropriate name for the OVA such as AccessGateway4.5
    MAC Address PolicySelect Generate New MAC addresses for all network adapters

    Import hard drives as VDI


  6. Click Import.
    Wait for the import to complete.
  7. From the virtual machine list, select the name of the Virtual Machine just imported.
  8. Right click and choose Export to OCI.
  9. Select Open Virtualization Format 2.0.
  10. Ensure that the file name for the export ends in OVA.
  11. Under MAC Address Policy, select Include all network adapter MAC addresses.
  12. Click Continue
  13. Click Export.


Its possible to export a Virtual Box image directly to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure from Virtual Box. Follow the instructions for configurating a profile as described in Setup Oracle OCI Command Line as well as creating a compartment and storage bucket. After which follow the Export directly to OCI from Virtual Box instructions.