How to SSH into an Oracle Cloud (OCI) hosted Virtual Appliance

To SSH into an OCI hosted Virtual Appliance, you must have deployed the VA VIA the partner images and not the qcow2 image.


  1. The private key half of the key pair generated and uploaded when deploying the image.
  2. Port 22 open to the VA

To SSH into the appliance, you should SSH using the private key using the username opc.

Please refer to the following Oracle documentation.