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Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Virtual Networking - Identifying the Cause of Failed New Connections to a Compute Instance (Doc ID 2980112.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 11, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Virtual Networking - Version N/A to N/A
Information in this document applies to any platform.


OCI uses connection tracking to allow responses for traffic that matches stateful rules. Each Compute Instance has a maximum number of concurrent connections that can be tracked, based on the instance's shape. If you reach the tracking limit for instance connections, any new connections to the instance are dropped.


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