How to Enable Ping Requests to Oracle Compute Cloud Service Instances (Doc ID 1990232.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 22, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database as a Service - Version N/A to N/A [Release 1.0]
Oracle Compute Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Java Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

By default, for security reasons, ping requests from outside the Oracle Cloud infrastructure are disabled for all the Compute Cloud instances, no matter if the instances are provisioned using the Compute, DBaaS or Java Cloud Services.

Solution

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