Monday, March 18, 2019

Configure Oracle Cloud Infrastructure's VCN Network


Oracle Cloud Infrastructure requires a VCN (Virtual Cloud Network) to be created in order to connect to DB Systems (Bare Metal and VM). There are basically tow options to configure this VCN.

·       Public Subnet with Internet Gateway
·       Private Subnet


The Public Subnet with Internet Gateway will expose the network to the Internet. The Internet Gateway is a virtual router that provides a path for traffic between he VCN and the Internet. This option is mainly recommended for non-production workloads.




The Private Subnet cannot be reached from the Internet. You will need to configure a Dynamic routing Gateway (DRG) with either FastConnect or IPSec VPN on your on-premises site.





Once the VCN is created, you can associate the Bare Metal or the VM system to it. The navigation menu to create the VCN is Menu -> Networking -> Virtual Cloud Networks




Then click on Create Virtual Cloud Network and follow the wizard.



Once you create your VCN it will show as a (green) available icon.



More configuration information below:


Thanks,
Alfredo

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