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How To Remove Interface on Shared Network in Order to Change the Default Gateway to an IP Network Interface (Doc ID 2393893.1)

Last updated on MARCH 12, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Compute Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This KM article will explain how to remove the network interface on the Shared Network in order to be able to effectively change the default gateway to be one of the IP Network interfaces.

Note that if an OCI-C (Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Classic) Compute instance has an interface on the Shared Network this vNIC / network interface will be the default gateway for traffic not matching explicitly defined routes. If the Compute Classic instance has one or interfaces on IP Networks then none of those network interfaces can be configured as a default gateway until the shared network interface is removed.

Typical use case for removing the network interface on the Shared Network:


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