About Oracle-Provided Windows Images

Not Oracle Cloud at Customer This topic does not apply to Oracle Cloud at Customer.


Oracle provides machine images in Oracle Cloud Marketplace for Microsoft Windows Server (x86, 64-bit) releases 2012 R2 Standard Edition and 2008 R2 Standard Edition. See Workflow for Creating Your First Windows Instance.

Licensing Requirements

When you obtain a Windows image from Oracle Cloud Marketplace, the terms and conditions for using the image are displayed. You must read and accept those terms.


On instances created by using any of the Oracle-provided Windows images, a user named Administrator is created automatically. This user is configured for accessing the instance through a remote desktop protocol (RDP) connection. You must set the password for this user while creating the instance.

Remote Access

Access to the instance is permitted only over RDP. All other remote access services are disabled.

Disk Layout

The images contain a single disk that’s mapped to the C drive.

Language Support

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