About the User Interfaces of Oracle SOA Cloud Service

The following sections explore the Oracle SOA Cloud Service user interface pages.

Explore the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Welcome Page

You can use the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Welcome page to get started using Oracle SOA Cloud Service.

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What You Can Do from the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Welcome Page

Use the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Welcome page to perform the following tasks:

  • Get started by stepping through the various tutorials and take the My First Day With SOA Cloud Service tour.

  • Discover Oracle SOA Cloud Service by watching video demonstrations of key tasks.

  • Learn what’s new and noteworthy in the current release of Oracle SOA Cloud Service.

  • Learn about Oracle SOA Cloud Service by selecting your role to customize your learning path.

  • Navigate to the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Console.

What You See on the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Welcome Page

The following table describes the key information shown on the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Welcome page.

Element Description


Screenshot of the SOA Cloud Service menu icon

Click to sign in to the services you are subscribed to.

Services

Click to navigate to the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Console. See Explore the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Console.

Welcome!

Click to re-display this page.

Watch Video

Click to see a video about how to get started with Oracle SOA Cloud Service.

Follow Tutorial

Click to complete tutorials about how to get started with Oracle SOA Cloud Service.

Go to Console

Click to navigate to the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Console. See Explore the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Console.

See what’s new and noteworthy in this release

Click to read What's New for Oracle SOA Cloud Service.

Discover

Watch videos that demonstrate how to perform key tasks.

Learn

Click your role to customize your learning path.

Explore the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Console

You can use the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Console to view all existing Oracle SOA Cloud Service instances and to create new instances.

The following table describes the key information shown on the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Console.

Element Description

Services menu icon
(Next to the word Oracle)

Click and select a choice from the menu to open the service console for one of the Oracle Cloud Services to which you subscribe.


Screenshot of the SOA Cloud Service menu icon

Click to sign in to the services you are subscribed to.

Services tab

Click to navigate to the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Console (this window).

Welcome!

Click to display the Welcome page.

Services (Summary panel)

Number of Oracle SOA Cloud Service instances in the identity domain.

OCPUs (Summary panel)

Total number of Oracle Compute Units (OCPUs) allocated across all Oracle SOA Cloud Service instances.

Memory (Summary panel)

Total amount of memory in GBs allocated across all Oracle SOA Cloud Service instances.

Storage (Summary panel)

Total amount of block storage in GBs allocated across all Oracle SOA Cloud Service instances.

Public IPs (Summary panel)

Total number of IP reservations allocated across all Oracle SOA Cloud Service instances.

Services (heading)

All Oracle SOA Cloud Service instances in the identity domain.

Search field

Enter a full or partial service instance name to filter the list of service instances to include only the services that contain the string in their service name.

Create Service

Create a new Oracle SOA Cloud Service Instance. See Start the Create Instance Wizard.

Instance Up

Oracle SOA Cloud Service instance. Click this icon to view more details.

In Progress Icon

Status icon indicating that the Oracle SOA Cloud Service instance is being created.

maintenance icon

Status icon indicating the Oracle SOA Cloud Service instance is undergoing maintenance or terminating.

Failed or stopped icon.

Status icon indicating that the Oracle SOA Cloud Service instance has failed to be created. This icon can also mean that the service instance has stopped. See the Activity section of this page.

service-name

Name of the Oracle SOA Cloud Service instance. Click the name to view more details.

Version

Version of Oracle WebLogic Server configured for the Oracle SOA Cloud Service instance. Valid values are: 12.2.1.3.0, 12.2.1.2.0 (deprecated), 12.1.3.0 (deprecated), and 12.2.1.0 (deprecated).

Nodes

Number of nodes allocated for the Oracle SOA Cloud Service instance.

Load Balancer

Flag indicating that the load balancer is configured for the Oracle SOA Cloud Service instance. If not configured, this field does not appear.

Created On

When provisioning is complete, date and time in UTC that the Oracle SOA Cloud Service instance was created.

OCPUs

Number of OCPUs allocated for the Oracle SOA Cloud Service instance.

Memory

Amount of memory in GBs allocated for the Oracle SOA Cloud Service instance.

Storage

Amount of storage in GBs allocated for the Oracle SOA Cloud Service instance.

Menu

Menu icon can provide the following options based on the service types you have provisioned:

  • Open Service Bus Console—Open the Oracle Service Bus Console.

  • Open Fusion Middleware Control—Open Fusion Middleware Control to administer your application environment. See Access an Administration Console for Software that a Service Instance Is Running.

  • Open Worklist Application—Open the Oracle Worklist Application.

  • Open Load Balancer Console—Open the console to administer the load balancer, if the load balancer has been configured for the service instance. See Administer the Load Balancer for an Oracle SOA Cloud Service Instance.

  • Open B2B Console—Open the Oracle B2B Console.

  • Open WebLogic Server Console—Open the WebLogic Console to administer your application environment. See Access an Administration Console for Software that a Service Instance Is Running.

  • Open Insight Composer—Open the Insight Composer.

  • Open BAM Composer—Open the Oracle BAM Composer.

  • Access Rules—Opens the Access Rules page, which enables you to create and manage access rules for selected sources and destinations.

    See Manage Access Rules for an Oracle SOA Cloud Service Instance.
  • SSH Access—Add public SSH keys to the VMs that make up this service instance. To manage the keys for all service instances see Access a VM Through a Secure Shell (SSH).

  • Delete—Delete the service instance. In the Delete Service dialog box that opens, set the following options and click Delete:
    • Force Delete—(Optional) Select this checkbox if you want the service instance to be deleted even if the database deployment cannot be reached to delete the database schemas. If enabled, you may need to delete the associated database schemas manually on the database deployment if they are not deleted as part of the service instance delete operation.

    • Database Administrator User Name—Enter the name of the database administrator user that was specified when the database deployment was created. This user owns the instance’s repository and schemas. If you have specified two databases, specify the name of the administrator for the database deployment for the Oracle required schema.

    • Database Administrator User Password—Enter the Database Administrator user password for the database deployment that contains the Oracle required schema

Service Create and Delete History

Shows details about created or deleted service instances.

  • Range—Specifies a range of days for which you are interested in viewing created and failed service instances.

  • Show only failed attempts—Check this box if you want to see failed attempts only.

  • Details—Displays system messages logged during the creation or deletion process. Messages include information about auto-retry attempts.

Related Topics

Explore the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Instance Overview Page

You can use the Overview tile on the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Instance page to view overview information for a specific Oracle SOA Cloud Service instance. To access this page, click an instance name or icon in the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Console.

The following table describes the key information shown on the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Console.

Element Description

Screenshot of the service name from the top left of the page

  • Click the turner icon to expose the following information about the service instance:

    • Location

    • Description

    • Service Level

    • Edition

    • Metering Frequency

    • Bring Your Own License — The presence of this field with a checkmark indicates that the instance is being charged at the Bring Your Own License (BYOL) rate.

    • Identity Domain

    • Created By

    • Created On

  • Click the text “SOA Cloud Service” to return to the main Oracle SOA Cloud Service Console page.

  • Lists the name of the selected service instance.

Menu (adjacent to the service instance name)

Menu icon can provide the following options based on the service types you have provisioned:

Stop/Start/Scale/Monitor icons

Click the start/stop/scale/monitor icons to:
  • Start the VMs for the Administration Server, Managed Servers and load balancer.

  • Stop the VMs for the Administration Server, Managed Servers and load balancer.

  • Add a node. See Scale Out an Oracle SOA Cloud Service Cluster.

  • Display monitoring data:

    • 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.

Refresh

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

Overview tile

Click the Overview tile to access the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Instance Overview page (this page) at any time. The Overview tile displays information about the Oracle SOA Cloud ServiceOracle SOA Cloud Service instance. It contains the following four sections:
  • Service Overview — Overview information about the service instance

  • WebLogic Component — Information about the underlying Oracle WebLogic servers

  • Oracle Load Balancer — Information about the Oracle Load Balancer (if provisioned)

  • Associations — Information about the Oracle Database Cloud Service database deployment used by the Oracle SOA Cloud Service instance

Service Overview section

Overview information about the service instance.

Nodes (Service Overview panel)

Total number of Oracle CPUs allocated for the Oracle SOA Cloud Service instance.

OCPUs (Service Overview panel)

Total number of Oracle Compute Units (OCPUs) allocated across all Oracle SOA Cloud Service instances.

Memory (Service Overview panel)

Total amount of memory in GBs allocated for the Oracle SOA Cloud Service instance.

Storage (Service Overview panel)

Total amount of block storage in GBs allocated for the Oracle SOA Cloud Service instance.

Other overview information

  • Status — The service instance’s status.

  • Topology — The topology you selected when you provisioned the service instance.

  • Version — The version of Oracle WebLogic Server configured for the Oracle SOA Cloud Service instance. Valid values are: 12.2.1.3.0, 12.2.1.2.0 (deprecated), 12.1.3.0 (deprecated), and 12.2.1.0 (deprecated).

WebLogic Component section

Information about the underlying Oracle WebLogic servers.

General information

  • State — The cluster’s state

  • Cluster Name — The name of the cluster

  • Admin Server Name — The name of the administration server

  • Domain Name — The name of the domain

Resources

Information about the virtual machines for the administration server and managed server(s).

Cartoon figure of a server

Information about the administration server or managed server(s):
  • Host Name

  • Public IP address

  • Instance name

  • Number of Oracle CPUs allocated (OCPU)

  • The amount of memory allocated to the node

  • The amount of storage available to the node

Oracle Load Balancer section

Information about the Oracle Load Balancer server(s).

General information

  • State — The cluster’s state

  • Enable listener port — Set to true or false depending on whether it is enabled.

  • Privileged listener port

  • Secured Listener port

  • Admin port

  • Listener port

  • Privileged secure listener port

Resources

Information about the virtual machines for the load balancer server(s).

Cartoon figure of a server

Information about the administration server or managed server(s):
  • Host Name

  • Public IP address

  • Number of Oracle CPUs allocated (OCPU)

  • The amount of memory allocated to the node

  • The amount of storage available to the node

Associations section

Information about the Oracle Database Cloud Service database deployment used by the Oracle SOA Cloud Service instance. If the instance is based on two database deployments (one for the Oracle required schema and the second for the application schema), information for both database deployments is displayed.

  • Service Name — The name of the Database Cloud Service database deployments used by the Oracle SOA Cloud Service instance. The name was specified during the process of creating the Oracle SOA Cloud Service instance.

  • Status — The status of the database deployment.

Administration tile

Click the Administration tile to backup an Oracle SOA Cloud Service instance. See Back Up and Restore an Oracle SOA Cloud Service Instance.

Explore the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Activity Page

You can use the Activity page to search for and review cloud service activities that have occurred in your identity domain. To access this page, click the Activity tab in the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Console.

The Activity Page is divided into the following two sections:

  • The Search Activity pane, from which you can specify search criteria that determines which services you will see. This criteria includes:
    • Date and time range

    • Activity status

    • Service name and type

    • Operation type

  • The Results pane, which shows the results of the search operation. You can limit the number of results to return, per page, to five, ten 50 or 100

The following table describes the key information shown on the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Activity page.

Element Description

Screenshot of the SOA Cloud Service menu icon

Click to sign in to the services you are subscribed to.

Services tab

Click to return to the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Console.

SSH Access tab

Click to navigate to the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Console SSH Access page. See Explore the Oracle SOA Cloud Service SSH Access Page.

Start Time Range

Filters activity results to include only operations started within a specified time range. The range defaults to the previous 24 hours.

Operation Status

Filters operations by status of the operation:
  • All

  • Scheduled

  • Running

  • Succeeded

  • Failed

You can select any subset of status types. The default value is All.

Service Name

Filters the activity results to include operations only for the specified service instance. You can enter a full or partial service instance name.

Service Type

Filters the activity results to include operations only for instances of the specified service type. The default value is the current cloud service.

Operation

Filters the activity results to include selected types of operations. You can select any subset of the given operations. The default value is All.

Search

Searches for activities by applying the filters specified by the Start Time Range, Status, Service Name, Service Type and Operation fields, and displays activity results in the table.

Reset

Clears the Start Time Range and Service Name fields, and returns the Status and Operation fields to their default values.

Results per page

Specifies the number of results you want to view per page. The default value is 10.

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Displays status messages for the given operation. Clicking on the resulting downward arrow hides the status messages.

Operation

Shows the type of operation performed on the service instance.

You can sort the column in ascending or descending order.

Service Name

Shows the name of the service instance and its identity domain:

service_instance:identity_domain

You can sort the column in ascending or descending order.

Service Type

Shows the type of cloud service for this instance.

You can sort the column in ascending or descending order.

Operation Status

Shows the status of the operation performed on the service instance.

You can sort the column in ascending or descending order.

Start Time

Shows the time the operation started.

You can sort the column in ascending or descending order.

End Time

Shows the time the operation ended, if the operation is complete.

You can sort the column in ascending or descending order.

Initiated By

Shows the user that initiated the operation. The user can be any user in the identity domain who initiated the operation or, for certain operations such as automated backup, System.

You can sort the column in ascending or descending order

Explore the Oracle SOA Cloud Service SSH Access Page

You can use the SSH Access page to view and manage public SSH keys from the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Console.

The SSH Access page is divided into the following two sections:

  • The Search Activity pane, from which you can specify the service name and type when you want to see SSH information for a specific service or group of services.

  • The Results pane, which shows the results of the search operation. You can limit the number of results to return, per page, to five, ten 50 or 100.

The following table describes the key information shown on the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Activity page.

Element Description

Screenshot of the SOA Cloud Service menu icon

Click to sign in to the services you are subscribed to.

Services tab

Click to return to the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Console.

Activity tab

Click to navigate to the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Console Activity page. See Explore the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Activity Page.

Service Name

Filters the results to include SSH keys only for the specified service instance. You can enter a full or partial service instance name.

Search

Searches for SSH keys by applying the filters specified by the Service Name and Service Type fields, and displays the results in the table.

Service Type

Filters the results to include SSH keys only for instances of the specified service type. The default value is the current cloud service.

Results per page

Specifies the number of results you want to view per page. The default value is 10.

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Displays a description of an item in the results table. Clicking on the resulting downward arrow hides the description.

Service Name

Shows the name of the service instance.

Service Type

Shows the type of cloud service for this instance.

Last Update

Shows the most recent time the SSH keys for this instance were updated. When the credential update is in progress, an hourglass icon is displayed before the date/time, indicating that the service instance is in Maintenance mode.

Actions

Click the Add New Key button to add a new SSH public key to this instance. This button is grayed out when the key is in the process of being added..

Explore the Oracle SOA Cloud Service IP Reservations Page

Not Oracle Cloud Infrastructure This topic does not apply to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

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

You can use the IP Reservations page to search for and view the existing IP reservations. To access this page, click the IP Reservations tab in the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Console.

The following table describes the key information shown on the Oracle SOA Cloud Service IP Reservations page.

Element Description

Screenshot of the SOA Cloud Service menu icon

Click to sign in to the services you are subscribed to.

Services tab

Click to return to the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Console.

SSH Access tab

Click to navigate to the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Console SSH Access page. See Explore the Oracle SOA Cloud Service SSH Access Page.

IP Reservations

Click to navigate to the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Console IP Reservations page (this page). At least one IP reservation has to be available for this tab to be visible.

Search IP Reservations by name or region

Enter a full or partial IP reservation name or region name and click the search icon to search for a particular IP reservation.

Create

Create a new IP reservation. See Create an IP Reservation.