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OCI Compute - How to Create a New OCI Linux Based Instance with a Valid OPC Password (Doc ID 2899171.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 17, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A to N/A [Release 1.0]
OCI Compute - Version N/A to N/A [Release 1.0]
Linux x86-64 on Oracle Public Cloud


The goal is to create a new instance from a Linux based image, in OCI environment that already has a <PASSWORD> for OPC user.

New instances created from OCI Linux images can be accessed only by the Secured Shell (SSH) key. They don't have a valid <PASSWORD> for opc user.


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