Even after upgrade to paid version from Always Free, compute instance is disabled and not able to SSH
(Doc ID 2802431.1)
Last updated on AUGUST 30, 2021
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
OCI Compute - Version N/A and later
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The following points describes the scenarios in which the compute instance gets disabled and you are unable to communicate using Secure Shell (SSH):
- You used the free resources offered by Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) and at the end of 30 day free trial, you upgraded to the paid version.
- The instance which was launched using the free resources is disabled and you are no longer able to communicate to the machine using SSH.
- The OCI console displays "disabled" status for the instance.
- You are a paid customer and was using OCI hosted instance.
- Suddenly, the instance is in disabled state.
- At the end of the free trial period (Always Free Resources), you launched one or more of the following compute instances:
- 2 AMD based Compute VMs with 1/8 Oracle Compute Unit (OCPU) and 1 GB memory each.
- 4 Arm-based Ampere A1 cores and 24 GB of memory usable as one VM or up to 4 VMs.
- After free trial ends, you upgraded the instance to paid version. For upgrading, see Changing Your Payment Method.
- You have done few security rule changes for the existing paid instance.
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