Launching Thunder in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI)

Adding a Credential for OCI

  1. Click Infrastructure > Orchestration > Credential.

  2. Click Add Credential.

  3. Select the environment as OCI, enter a name for the account, user OCID, tenancy OCID, region identifier, API Signing Key Content (Private), API Signing Key Passphrase and API Signing Key Fingerprint.

OCID of the user. Refer User OCID.
Tenancy OCID
OCID of your tenancy. Refer Tenancy OCID.
Region Identifier
Region Identifier for an OCI region. Refer Region identifier.
API Signing Key Content
Key content of private API signing key. Refer API Signing Key Content.
API Signing Key Passphrase
Passphrase used for the key, if it is encrypted. Refer API Signing Key Passphrase.
API Signing Key Fingerprint
Fingerprint for the public key that was added to this user. Refer API Signing Key Fingerprint.
  1. Click Save.

For more information on API Signing Key, refer to OCI documentation.

Deploying vThunder on OCI

  1. Click Infrastructure > Orchestration > Virtual Devices.

  2. Click Create Virtual Device.

  3. Select a cluster that has been previously created from the Adding a Cluster.

  4. Select the environment as OCI and provide the credentials.

  5. (Optional) Provide a non-default management-port for the new Thunder device. Default management port for a Thunder device is 443.

  6. Select a valid license token and click Next.

    Selecting a license token is optional. If no license token is selected device will remain un-licensed after instantiation unless a license is explicitly applied to the device at a later point. To add a new license, refer to Adding a License.

  7. Provide a name for the virtual device, and select the region, availability domain. a virtual cloud network, compartment search and select an image or VM template that should be used to instantiate virtual device.


VCN or subnet or security groups should be pre-defined in the OCI account for the selected region and availability zone. The subnets should have an internet gateway associated.

The compartment for VCN, Subnet, Public IP Addresses and Network Security groups can be different and can be changed by clicking button below input drop-downs.

  1. Select an image and shape.

  2. Configure network mapping. Select a unique subnet from the list for each network interface, provide an IP address for each interface or use ‘Auto-assign’ for the system to assign an private IP address to the interface.

  3. Selecting a public IP address for the interface is optional. Select one from the list or use ‘Auto-allocate’ for the system to allocate a public IP address and associate it with the interface and select a security group.

  4. A new device is added in the list and it’s status will depict whether deployment is in progress or completed.

  5. You can power-off or delete the virtual device by selecting image_reference and click Power Off or Delete.

  6. Use the Key Pair menu item to display the SSH Key details for the device.