Logging In to an Instance

After you’ve associated a public IP address with your instance, you can log in to the instance.

If you’ve enabled a VPN tunnel to your Compute Classic instances, you can use the private IP address of your instance to connect to the instance. To set up a VPN tunnel, see Connecting to Instances in a Multitenant Site Using VPN, Setting Up VPN Using VPNaaS, or Connecting to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Dedicated Compute Classic Instances Using VPN. (Not available on Oracle Cloud at Customer)

To connect to your Oracle-provided Oracle Linux instance using ssh, see Accessing an Oracle Linux Instance Using SSH.

Note:

If you’ve created your instance using an Oracle-provided image, then you can log in to the instance as the opc user. You can’t log in as root.

To connect to your Oracle Solaris instance using ssh, see Accessing an Oracle Solaris Instance Using SSH. (Not available on Oracle Cloud at Customer)

To connect to your Windows instance using an RDP connection, see Accessing a Windows Instance Using RDP.