Guided Setup for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

The Virtualization guided setup guides you through creating a server plan, adding a hypervisor, and adding a VM group.

Before You Begin


  1. If the setup page is not displayed, from the navigation pane, click Guided setup.

  2. After you complete the core setup, on the Protect tab, click the Virtualization tile.

  3. On the Create server backup plan page, type a name for the plan, then provide information about storage, retention, and backup schedules. For more information, see Creating a Server Plan.

    If you configured a server backup plan as part of the Core Setup, the wizard skips this page.

  4. Click Save.

    The Add hypervisor page appears.

  5. Provide the following information:

    1. Select vendor: Select Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

    2. Hypervisor name: Enter a descriptive name for the hypervisor.

    3. Enter host or account information:

      • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure:

        Tenancy ocid: Enter the OCID for the tenant.

        User ocid: Enter the OCID for the admin user for the hypervisor.

        Finger print: Enter the fingerprint for the private key.

        Private key filename: Enter the file name for the private key.

        Private keys password: Enter the password for the private key.

        This is the passphrase that was used to encrypt the private key.

        Home region name: Select the home region for the tenant.

    4. Access node: Select an Oracle Cloud Infrastructure instance.

  6. Click Save.

  7. On the Add VM group page, type a descriptive name to identify the VM group, and then select virtual machines to be protected.

  8. Click Save.

  9. To finish, choose one of the following options:

    • Click Back up Now to perform an immediate backup of the virtual machines in the VM group (without requiring confirmation).

      The Job details page appears and displays job status information.

    • Click Do it later to go to the hypervisor page without performing a backup.