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Action Required: Critical Fixes for Windows Servers on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Classic (OCI-C) (Doc ID 2319584.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Compute Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Generic Windows


The following settings are required when running Windows guest virtual machines in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Classic (OCI-C).

Failure to follow these recommendations could result in instability, intermittent network connectivity issues and/or in certain cases loss of data.

NOTE: Some of these settings have been incorporated into the latest Windows Images from the Oracle Marketplace.



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 Precautionary Actions:
 Required Actions:
 1.  Ensure the PV Driver is Updated
 2.  Set Disk Timeout to a Higher Value
 3.  Disable SIPS (Power Management) in PV Driver
 4.  Check Boot Storage
 5.  Ensure RDP Access Through Windows Firewall Is Enabled and Check AD Group Policies
 6.  Ensure Administrator Account Access
 7.  Remove Guest Account Access
 8.  Poor Performance in SMB Protocol File Sharing
 9.  Please Check Disk Health After Applying all Changes
 10.  Run Audit Script After Applying all Changes

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