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How To Set Up a Linux OCI-C Compute (Compute Classic) Instance To Act as NAT Gateway For Private / Internal Instances (Doc ID 2385515.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 21, 2018

Applies to:

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

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This article describes what is needed to set up an OCI-C Compute (Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Classic Compute) instance to perform NATting for other (private / internal) Cloud instances, that do not have access to the Internet, have not been assigned a public IP, do not need to be exposed to the outside world or have a requirement to access the Internet through a NAT gateway.

For setting up the similar deployment on OCI using an OCI Compute (Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Compute) instance check the following articles:
Connect Private Instances with Oracle Services Through an Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Service Gateway: https://blogs.oracle.com/cloud-infrastructure/connect-private-instances-with-oracle-services-through-an-oracle-cloud-infrastructure-service-gateway
NAT Instance Configuration. Enabling Internet Access for Private Subnets: https://cloud.oracle.com/iaas/whitepapers/nat_instance_configuration.pdf

 

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