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How to create Linux instance with 24 GB RAM 4 CPU using Oracle cloud server?

This tutorial will see how to create an oracle cloud Linux compute instance with 24 GB RAM and 4 CPUs.

We will not use Putty keys to create and connect the Linux instance in this method.

We will be using a public key /Private key generated by Oracle.

Step 1. 

Log in to your Oracle Cloud account and navigate to compute instance menu.

Step 2.

Click the Edit option in the Image and Shape section.

Step 3.

You can see 'AMD' shape is preselected.

Click on Change Shape.

Select 'AMPERE ARM-Based processor.'

Click on the Shape name and choose the required CPU and memory.

After finishing, click the 'select shape' button.

Step 4:

In the Add SSH keys part, select the 'Generate a key pair for me' option.

Save private and public keys.

Click the create button once keys are saved in the drive.

Wait for a few seconds until the instance status shows as RUNNING.

Verify the memory and CPU count in Shape configuration.

Step 5:

Download and install Mobaxterm SSH client from below url.

Step 6:

Open the Mobaxterm SSH client and click the Sessions menu in top left corner.

Step 7:

Input the IP address in the remote host text box.

Then click advanced SSH settings.

Click the 'Use private key' checkbox and browse the private key we saved while creating the Linux instance. Private Key name will be ending with .key extension.

Then click OK.

Step 8:

Enter the username as opc.

That's it. You can see Linux cloud instance is connected with the SSH client.

Now oracle Linux GUI is connected remotely.

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