2 Access Oracle Management Cloud

You must sign up for an Oracle Cloud account before you can access and use Oracle Management Cloud.

For information, see Manage Oracle Cloud Accounts and Services.

Oracle Management Cloud can be accessed directly from the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Console and for information on how to do so, see the table in this section.

Note:

If you're using a Traditional Cloud account, then you'll have to access Oracle Management Cloud from My Services. For information, see Access Oracle Management Cloud Using a Traditional Cloud Account.
Task Description More Information

Sign in to the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Console

After receiving the welcome email, sign in to the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Console. As the Cloud Account Administrator, you can perform all the getting started tasks to access Oracle Management Cloud.

Sign In to the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Console

Create an Oracle Management Cloud instance

Create one or more Oracle Management Cloud instances on the Instance Management page.

Create an Oracle Management Cloud Instance

Access Oracle Management Cloud

Access the Oracle Management Cloud console from the Instance Management page to perform the other getting started tasks, such as assigning license editions, downloading Oracle Management Cloud agents, and adding entities.

Access Oracle Management Cloud Console

Add users and assign roles in the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Console

Add the users who'll be working with Oracle Management Cloud and assign relevant roles.

Add Users and Assign Roles

Sign In to the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Console

When you sign up for Oracle Cloud, your account is set up soon after and you receive an email.

The email has the following information:

  • The name of your Cloud Account

  • Your user name

To sign in to the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Console:

  1. Click Sign In to Oracle Cloud in the email.
  2. If the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Sign In page is displayed, enter your Cloud Account and click Continue, and then click Continue on the Single Sign-On (SSO) tile.
  3. Enter the user name and the password you created when you signed up for Oracle Cloud and click Sign In.
    The Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Console is displayed.

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Create an Oracle Management Cloud Instance

You can create multiple Oracle Management Cloud instances.

You can also allow other users to create Oracle Management Cloud instances by adding the user and assigning the OMCEXTERNAL_ENTITLEMENT_ADMINISTRATOR role. See Add Users and Assign Roles.

To create an Oracle Management Cloud instance:

  1. In the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Console, click the Navigation Menu icon, scroll down the navigation menu, and under More Oracle Cloud Services, click Platform Services > Management Cloud.

    The Instance Management page is displayed.

    Note:

    If you see Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Classic on the top of the page when you click Management Cloud, then you're using the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Classic Console as your subscription doesn't support Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Console. For information on how to create an Oracle Management Cloud instance in the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Classic Console, see Access Oracle Management Cloud from the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Classic Console.
  2. On the top-right of the Instance Management page, your default region and the other available regions are listed in a drop-down list. You can opt to create the Oracle Management Cloud instance in any of the available regions by clicking the region.

  3. Click Create Instance on the Instance Management page.
  4. In the Create Instance dialog box, enter the name of the instance, a brief description, the email address of the user who'll be the OMC Administrator for this instance, and click Create.

The Oracle Management Cloud instance creation process is initiated and the status is displayed on the Instance Management page. After the instance is created, the user whose email address was provided in the Create Instance dialog box receives a notification email.

Access Oracle Management Cloud Console

After you create the Oracle Management Cloud instance, you can access the Oracle Management Cloud console.

On the Instance Management page, click the name of the instance to go to the Oracle Management Cloud Home page. You can also add users and assign the OMC Administrator and OMC User roles for an instance and enable them to access Oracle Management Cloud console. See Add Users and Assign Roles.

Note:

If you created the Oracle Management Cloud instance in the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Classic Console, then see Access Oracle Management Cloud from the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Classic Console.

Add Users and Assign Roles

As a Cloud Account Administrator, you must add other users and assign roles in the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Console, so they can access and use Oracle Management Cloud.

To add users and assign Oracle Management Cloud roles:

  1. In the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Console, click the Navigation Menu icon Navigation Menu icon, scroll down the navigation menu, and under Governance and Administration, click Identity > Federation.

  2. Click your Oracle Identity Cloud Service federation. For most tenancies, the federation is named OracleIdentityCloudService and the same will be used in this section.

    The OracleIdentityCloudService is displayed and you can verify the existing IDCS users, groups, and mappings on this page. If required, you can create new users and add them to a group by following the instructions given in Managing Oracle Identity Cloud Service Users and Groups in the Console in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure documentation.

  3. On the Users tab on the OracleIdentityCloudService page, click the IDCS user name of the user to whom you want to assign Oracle Management Cloud roles.

  4. On the <User Name> page, click Manage Service Roles.

  5. On the Manage Service Roles for <User Name> page, locate OMCEXTERNAL and click the corresponding drop-down list and select from the following options:

    • Manage service access: Click to view and assign the following Oracle Management Cloud service level roles to the user:
      • OMCEXTERNAL_ENTITLEMENT_ADMINISTRATOR: A user assigned this role can create Oracle Management Cloud instances.
      • OMCEXTERNAL_ENTITLEMENT_VIEWER: A user assigned this role can view Oracle Management Cloud instances.

      Click Save Role Selections.

    • Manage instance access: Click to view the existing Oracle Management Cloud instances and assign the following Oracle Management Cloud instance level roles to the user:
      • OMC Administrator: A user assigned this role has full access to perform all Oracle Management Cloud configuration tasks, across all its offerings. The OMC Administrator can configure license editions, deploy agents, and so on.
      • OMC User: A user assigned this role has limited access and can only perform tasks such as viewing and monitoring infrastructure or application performance.

      Click Save Instance Settings.

  6. Click Apply Service Role Settings on the Manage Service Roles for <User Name> page.

An Entitlements Granted pop-up is displayed and you can click the Send Email to User option to send a notification email to the user who has been added and assigned a role, with the credentials required to sign in.

For information on assigning the Cloud Account Administrator role to another user, see Add a User with Oracle Cloud Administrator Permissions in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure documentation.