In this post I will show you how to launch and connect to a Windows instance.
- Create a cloud network and subnet that enables internet access
- Launch an instance
- Connect to the instance
- Add and attach a block volume
I already posted a post how to Launch Linux Instance on OCI here, in the post you will have to follow the first two steps which is creating
- Choose a compartment for your resources.
- Create a cloud network.
Once you are done, you can start with steps #3 which will allow you to launch a instance – windows one.
- Open the navigation menu and click Compute. Under Compute, click Instances.
- Click Create instance.
- In the Placement section, accept the default Availability domain.
- In the Image and shape section, do the following:
- In the Image source list, select Platform images.
- Select Windows. Then, in the OS version list, select Server 2019 Standard.
- In the Shape section, click Change Shape. Then, do the following:
- For Instance type, accept the default, Virtual machine.
- For Shape series, select AMD, and then choose either the VM.Standard.E4.Flex shape or the VM.Standard.E3.Flex shape (it doesn’t matter which). Accept the default values for OCPUs and memory.
- The shape defines the number of CPUs and amount of memory allocated to the instance.
- In the Networking section, configure the network details for the instance. Do not accept the defaults.
- For Primary network, leave Select existing virtual cloud network selected.
- Select the cloud network that you created. If necessary, click Change Compartment to switch to the compartment containing the cloud network that you created.
- In the Boot volume section, leave all the options cleared.
Your instance now is ready.
Connect to the windows instance done by using Remote desktop, enter the public ip, username which is (opc), and the password.