Explore the Oracle Java Cloud Service Instance Overview Page

You can use the Overview tile on the Oracle Java Cloud Service Instance page to view overview information for an Oracle Java Cloud Service instance.

Topics:

What You Can Do from the Oracle Java Cloud Service Instance Overview Page

Use Oracle Java Cloud Service Instance Overview page to perform the tasks described in the following topics:

What You See on the Oracle Java Cloud Service Instance Overview Page

The following table describes the key information shown on the Oracle Java Cloud Service console.

Element Description

Oracle Java Cloud Service link

Click this link to return to the Oracle Java Cloud Service Console.

Identity Domain

View service instances in the selected identity domain, or choose Multiple to view service instances in all identity domains.

Help Drawer icon

Access help for this page, including documentation, tutorials, videos, and FAQs.

Click the Contact Use button to:

User menu icon

Click the user menu icon containing the initials of the user in order to access a menu with the following options:

  • Help—Provides links to documentation, videos, tutorials, and troubleshooting information. You can also choose to download the PaaS Service Manager (PSM) Command Line Interface (CLI).

  • Accessibility—Specify whether you use a screen reader, high contrast, and/or large fonts.

  • About—Provides a description of what you can do with Oracle Java Cloud Service, and the version of the service and UI you are using.

  • Sign Out—Logs you out of the service.

Instance Details icon

Displays information about the service instance:

  • Service Level—The service level you selected on the Instance page of the provisioning wizard.

  • Region—Where the service instance is located.

  • Created By—User who created the service instance.

  • Created On—Date on which the service instance was created.

  • License—Cloud License or BYOL.

  • Identity Domain—Identity domain in which the instance was created.

  • IP Network—The IP network assigned to the service instance.

  • Metering Frequency—Hourly or Monthly, depending on what you selected on the Instance page of the provisioning wizard.

  • Subscription Id—The ID for the entitlement that enabled you to create the service instance.

Menu icon (in the page header)

Menu icon provides the following options:

  • Open WebLogic Server Administration Console—Open the WebLogic Administration Console to administer your application environment.

  • Open Fusion Middleware Control Console—Open Fusion Middleware Control to administer your application environment.

  • Open Load Balancer Console—Open the console to administer the load balancer, if a local load balancer has been configured for the service instance.

    Note that access to the administrative consoles is disabled by default. When you create a service instance, you can enable consoles by selecting a check box on the Details page of the instance creation wizard. For an instance this is already created, you must create an access rule in order to activate the console choices. See Enabling Console Access in an Oracle Java Cloud Service.

  • Start—Start the nodes for the Administration Server, Managed Servers, load balancer, and Managed Servers on the Coherence data tier (if provisioned).

  • Stop—Stop the nodes for the Administration Server, Managed Servers, load balancer, and Managed Servers on the Coherence data tier (if provisioned).

  • Restart—Stop and then immediately restart all the nodes in the service instance.

  • Scale Out—Adds a managed server node.

  • Auto Scaling—Opens the Add Rule dialog box, which opens the Rules page where you can configure auto-scaling rules.

  • Change License Type—Opens the Change License Type dialog box, which enables you to choose whether to leverage your existing on-premises (BYOL) license or use your Oracle Java Cloud Service cloud license.

  • Disable/Enable Load Balancer—Depending on the selection, either blocks access to the service instance or forwards the requests it receives from clients to the Oracle WebLogic Server Managed Servers.

  • Access Rules—Create and manage rules to control access to the nodes for this service instance.

  • SSH Access—Add public SSH keys to the nodes that make up this service instance.

  • Manage Tags/Add Tags—Either remove or add tags to a service instance. Manage Tags appears if a tag already exists for the service instance. Add Tags appears if no tags exist for the service instance.

  • Enable Backups—Enable backups for this service instance.

  • View Activity—View all administrative activities that have been performed on your service instances.

  • View Service Metrics—View performance metrics for this service instance.

Menu icon (adjacent to the Administration Server)

Menu icon provides the following options:

  • Restart—Stop and immediately start the Administration Server VM.

  • Scale Up/Down—Scale the Administration Server node.

  • Add Storage—Increase the volume size or create an additional storage volume.

Note:

This menu is disabled when the service instance is stopped.

Menu icon (adjacent to a Managed Server)

Menu icon provides the following options:

  • Remove Node—Remove the Managed Server node.

  • Stop—Stop the Managed Server VM.

  • Start—Start the Managed Server VM if it is stopped.

  • Restart—Stop the Managed Server VM and immediately start it.

  • Scale Up/Down—Scale the Managed Server node.

  • Add Storage—Increase the volume size or create an additional storage volume.

Note:

This menu is disabled when the service instance is stopped. When the service instance is stopped, you cannot stop, start, or restart a Managed Server VM, or remove or scale a Managed Server node.

WebLogic Server Version

Version of Oracle WebLogic Server configured for the Oracle Java Cloud Service instance.

Description

Description of the Oracle Java Cloud Service instance.

Refresh

Click to refresh the page. The date and time the page was last refreshed is displayed adjacent to this button.

Start, Stop, Restart, Add Node, and Monitoring icons

Click the start/stop/restart/add node/monitor icons:

  • Start Service—Starts the nodes for the Administration Server, Managed Servers, load balancer, and Managed Servers on the Coherence data tier (if provisioned).

  • Stop Service—Stops the nodes for the Administration Server, Managed Servers, load balancer, and Managed Servers on the Coherence data tier (if provisioned).

  • Restart Service—Restart the nodes for the Administration Server, Managed Servers, load balancer, and Managed Servers on the Coherence data tier (if provisioned).

  • Add a node to this service—Select from two menu options:

    • Add Node

      —Adds a managed server node.
    • Auto Scaling

      —Opens the Rules page, which where you can view and configure auto-scaling rules.

    You cannot scale an Oracle Java Cloud Service—Virtual Image instance.

  • Display monitoring information—Displays similar monitor icons beside each node. Click these individual icons to see:

    • Date and time each node was last started.

    • For each server, the percent of heap space used as compared to the total heap space in GBs available. If you click the percentage number, the heap usage graph is displayed.

Status

Status of the service instance. Valid values include: Ready, In Progress, Maintenance, Terminating, Stopped, and Failed.

Backup Destination

Remote, local, or both remote and disk storage.

IDCS Application

Link that opens the Oracle Identity Cloud Service console, specifically to the page pertaining to the Oracle Identity Cloud Service application that’s created automatically for each Oracle Java Cloud Service instance.  This link appears only if you selected Enable Authentication with Oracle Identity Cloud Service when you provisioned the Oracle Java Cloud Service instance.

In the Oracle Identity Cloud Service console, you can configure advanced security settings such as users, roles, and web tier policies for the instance.

Object Storage Container

Name of the cloud storage container you specified when you created the service instance.

License

Displays BYOL or Cloud License, depending on which license model you specified when you created the service instance.

BYOL (Bring Your Own License)—The service instance leverages your on-premises license.

Cloud License—The service uses your Oracle Java Cloud Service license.

Change opens the Change License Type dialog box, which enables you to choose whether to leverage your on-premises license or subscribe to Oracle Java Cloud Service. You can change the license type only if your account has both BYOL and cloud license entitlements.

(Not available on Oracle Cloud at Customer)

Version

Version of Oracle WebLogic Server configured for the Oracle Java Cloud Service instance. Also displays whether domain partitions are enabled.

JDK

Java Development Kit version used by the WebLogic Servers.

Open Sample Application

Link to the sample application, if you selected to deploy it when you provisioned the Oracle Java Cloud Service instance. See About the Sample Application Deployed to an Oracle Java Cloud Service Instance.

Tags

Tags assigned to the service instance. The first tag is displayed. To see all tags assigned to the service instance, hover over the tag name and click More.

Overview Tile

Click the Overview tile to access the Oracle Java Cloud Service Instance Overview page (this page) at anytime. The Overview tile displays the number of running nodes for the Oracle Java Cloud Service instance.

When Oracle Coherence is enabled for a service instance, the number of nodes includes the application tier nodes (storage-disabled) and the Coherence data tier nodes (storage-enabled).

Administration Tile

Click the Administration tile to backup and restore, and patch an Oracle Java Cloud Service instance. You can also create snapshots from a service instance and clone the snapshots. See:

The Administration tile displays the number of patches applied and the date of last backup.

Administration or Managed Server Administration or Managed Servers

Provides information about the Administration Server or Managed Server.

Administration Server

  • Administration Server Domain domainName—Tag that identifies the node as the Administration Server and lists the domain name.

  • Public IP—Public IP address of the Administration Server. If you chose not to assign public IP addresses to the nodes in the service instance, this field displays the fully-qualified host name of the Administration Server.

  • Fault Domain—Fault domain where the service instance is located. Each fault domain is an isolated grouping of hardware and infrastructure within an availability domain. (Available only on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure)
  • Instance— Names of the servers used by the resource.

  • Availability Domain— The availability domain in the region in which the service instance is located. A region can have multiple isolated availability domains. (Available only on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure)
  • OCPUs—Number of Oracle CPUs allocated to the node.

  • Memory—Amount of memory in GBs allocated to the node.

  • Storage—Amount of storage in GBs allocated to the node.

Healthcheck Details for Administration Server

Appears after you click the monitoring icon at the top of the screen, and click the icon next to Instance.

  • Admin Server Up Since—Date and time the server started.

  • Heap Usage—The percentage heap space used as compared to the total heap space in GBs available. Appears only after you click the Monitoring icon.

  • Managed Server Up Since—Date and time the server started.

  • Heap Usage—The percentage heap space used as compared to the total heap space in GBs available.

Managed Server:

  • Host Name—Host name of the Managed Server.

  • Public IP—Public IP address of the Managed Server. If you chose not to assign public IP addresses to the nodes in the service instance, this field displays the fully-qualified host name of the Managed Server.

  • Instance— Identifies the Managed Server.

  • OCPUs—Number of Oracle CPUs allocated to the node.

  • Memory—Amount of memory in GBs allocated to the node.

  • Storage—Amount of storage in GBs allocated to the node.

Healthcheck Details for Managed Server

Appears after you click the monitoring icon at the top of the screen, and click the icon next to Instance.

  • Managed Server Up Since—Date and time the server started.

  • Heap Usage—The percentage heap space used as compared to the total heap space in GBs available.

(Advanced) If you have created multiple clusters, each server is described separately. You can mouse-over the server icon to see which cluster the server belongs to.

Coherence data tier cluster and nodes.

(available only when Oracle Coherence is enabled for the service instance)

Click the icon to view details about the data tier.

  • Shape—Compute shape for all nodes configured by a capacity unit. For example: oc5.

  • Hosts—Lists the host names for the Managed Servers configured in the cluster.

If you need to identify the IP addresses for the nodes in the data tier cluster, access the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Compute console.

Coherence Data Tier

(available only when Oracle Coherence is enabled for the service instance)

Information about the storage-enabled nodes and capacity configured for the Coherence data tier:

  • OCPUs—Number of Oracle CPUs allocated to the Coherence data tier nodes.

  • Memory—Amount of memory in GBs allocated to the Coherence data tier nodes.

  • Storage—Amount of storage in GBs allocated to the Coherence data tier nodes.

  • Data Grid Cluster—Name of the data grid cluster created if creating a data grid cluster was specified when the service instance was created.

  • Instance— Name of the server used by the data grid.

Note that when you stop or start the Oracle Java Cloud Service instance, all the virtual machines for the Managed Servers on the Coherence data tier will also stop or start. You cannot stop or start the data tier virtual machines individually.

Load balancer icon Load Balancer

If an Oracle Traffic Director load balancer is provisioned, identifies information about the load balancer on the cluster:

  • State—Shows whether the load balancer is enabled or disabled.

  • Host Name—Name of the Oracle Traffic Director (OTD).

  • Public IP—Public IP address of the load balancer. If you chose not to assign public IP addresses to the nodes in the service instance, this field displays the fully-qualified host name of the load balancer.

  • Instance—Name of the server used by the load balancer.

  • OCPUs—Number of Oracle CPUs allocated to the OTD.

  • Memory—Amount of memory in GBs allocated to the OTD.

  • Storage—Amount of storage in GBs allocated to the OTD.

Load Balancer (Managed)

Shows details about the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Compute Classic managed load balancer configured for your Oracle Java Cloud Service instance.

  • URL— HTTPS URL of the JCS Service instance including the port number (Default 443). Clients use the base URL to access applications.

  • Type—Shows the endpoint classification:

    • Public—Internet-facing

    • Private—Private endpoint, typically used for internal communication in a private network

    • Management—Private endpoint typically, used for administrative or service management communication

  • Status—Shows whether the load balancer is enabled or disabled. You can disabled by using the Menu icon Menu beside the URL. If you disable the load balancer, you will receive an HTTP error.

  • Listener—Name (Read only)

    • Path Prefixes—By default a single path prefix will be set for the default cluster in case of single cluster Oracle Java Cloud Service instance.

      If multiple clusters are provisioned as part of the JCS instance then each cluster will have seperate LB listener with default path prefix as the cluster name /.

      In case of multiple clusters, you can provide  a specific path prefix of your choice. 

    • Origin Servers—IP addresses of the origin servers

    • You can disable listeners by using the Menu icon Menu beside the listener.

  • Aliases—The URL Aliases resolve to the same front-end URL of the service

    • Shows the friendly URL of the pattern : https://ServiceName-AccountName.Data Jurisdiction.oraclecloud.com

    • Permanent URL  of the pattern : https://ServiceGUID.Data Jurisdiction.oraclecloud.com 

      The permanent URL does not change during the life of the service.

Associations

Information about the Oracle Database Cloud Service database deployments used by the Oracle Java Cloud Service instance, and, if the service instance is a clone, about the source service instance.

Note: Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure databases are not shown here.

Database Deployments

If the instance is based on multiple database deployments (one for the Oracle required schema and up to four for the application schemas), information for all database deployments is displayed.

A database deployment can be a clone.

  • Instance Name—Name of the Database Cloud Service database deployments used by the Oracle Java Cloud Service instance. The names were specified during the process of creating the Oracle Java Cloud Service instance.

    Click the Database Cloud Service name to display the Instance Overview page for the database deployment.

  • Service TypeDatabase Cloud Service

  • Type—Depends On

    The Oracle Java Cloud Service instance requires the specified schema database deployment.

  • Status—Displays the state of the database deployment, for example, Ready or Maintenance.

  • Manage Associations Menu icon menu —Choose from the following:
    • View Details—Displays the Association Name, Status, Description, Service Name, Type, and Usage Type.

    • Reassociate Database—Opens the Reassociate Database dialog box, which enables you to change the current infrastructure database to a different one. You cannot reassociate an application database. See Associate an Oracle Java Cloud Service Instance with a Different Database.

      (Available only on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Classic)

Source for the Clone

The cloned source snapshot instance is shown here.

This section is displayed only if service instance is a clone.

  • Service Name—Name of the source instance for the cloned Oracle Java Cloud Service instance.

    Click the service name to display the Instance Overview page for the source service instance.

  • Service TypeOracle Java Cloud Service

  • Type—Depends on

    The cloned instance depends on the Oracle Java Cloud Service instance. You cannot delete a source service instance if it is cloned.

  • Association Status—Displays the state of the cloned instance, for example, Ready or Maintenance.

In-Progress Operation Messages

Details about an operation such as scaling, backup, or patching while the operation is in progress.

  • Instance Name—Service on which the operation is running.

  • Operation—Identifies the operation in progress, scale-out, for example.

  • Operation Status—Reports the status of the current operation, Running, for example.

  • Start Time—Date and time the operation started.

  • End Time—Date and time at which the operation completed. If the operation is in progress, this field is left blank.

As the operation runs, messages are displayed with information about the operation’s progress.