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OCI Instance created from Custom Linux Image is not able to Ping,SSH or Connect via Serial Console (Doc ID 2425192.1)

Last updated on JULY 26, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A to N/A [Release 1.0]
Oracle Linux Cloud Service - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Exporting a VM  from virtual box (On Premise) using a Custom Linux image in ".ova", ".tar", etc format instead of ".vmdk" or ".qcow2" format to import in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, fails with following issues:

 serial console :

 ssh error:

 

Changes

Upload the image to OCI in ".ova", ".tar", etc format instead of ".vmdk" or ".qcow2" format.

Cause

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