Category Archives: Oracle CLOUD

Connect to Oracle Cloud Database Server using SSH

1. Login to

2. Click on Dashboard -> Services -> Database

3. Click on Instance

4. Find out the PUBLIC IP ADDRESS from Instance overview.

5. Configure SSH PUTTY connectivity as below:

Provide Public IP Address:

Provide default username “opc” -> Under Connection -> data

Click on SSH -> AUH, Please provide saved private key location. which was asked you to save private key in previous post generate public and private keys.

6. Click on open, now you will connect to the Server:

As you connected to default user “opc”, please sudo to oracle user and access the database.

Thank you !!


Creating Single Instance Database in Oracle Cloud


Login to Oracle cloud ( by providing Identity Domain, you will see following Dashboard console:

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Click on create Instance and database:

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Click on Custom:

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Provide instance name, DB Software version and other details…

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Provide DB Name and other details as below, Most important upload ssh public key which can be generated using puttygen Generate Public and Private Keys using PuTTYgen, save respective private key which can be used to connect server once after the configuration.

Please provide username and password when you are planning to use cloud storage container for backups.

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Double check the provided configuration before click on create database

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Database creation and configuration takes a while to complete the process and there you go..

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Thank you !!