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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 APRIL 27, 2020

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


Exporting a VM  from virtual box (On Premise) using a Custom Linux image in ".ova", ".tar", etc format instead of the correct one which is: ".vmdk" or ".qcow2" format to import in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

It fails with following issues:

 serial console :

* ssh -i key-priv.ppk -o ProxyCommand='ssh -i
key-priv.pp -W %h:%p -p 443 ocid1.instanceconsoleconnection.oc1.iad.xxxxxxxxx' ocid1.instance.oc1.iad.xxxxxxxxxxx
Warning: Permanently added 'ocid1.instance.oc1.iad.xxxxxxxx (RSA) to the list of known hosts.
X11 forwarding request failed on channel 0
Connection to closed by remote host. packet_write_wait: Connection to UNKNOWN: Broken pipe


 ssh error:



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


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