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Login to Oracle Cloud Service using following link,


Supply User Name and User Password and Sign In.

It lands on dashboard page as below,

dashboardOpen Oracle Database Cloud Service from here. It will land to the below page,

dbaasClick on “Create Service” button to create new Oracle Cloud Database Service. It will open below page where user has to select Service Level.

dbaas1In the Above Screen, Oracle Database Cloud Service(First Option) will be enabled only if associated Oracle Cloud Storage Account has a container created and available.

If there is no container created, User can go for Oracle Database Cloud Service-Virtual Image option.

Billing Frequency needs to be specified even if you have a trial account. I have selected “Monthly.

Click “Next” to proceed. It will open this screen as below,

Here User can specify database Version.


Click “Next” to proceed.

It will open below screen where user is supposed to provide Software Edition. I have selected Enterprise Edition.

dbaas3Click “Next” to proceed.

dbaas4Specify value to the required attributes in above screen e.g.

  • Service Name – Specify DBaas Service Name.
  • Compute Storage – Select configuration you would like to use.
  • VM Public Key – Supply Public Key created as part of Generating Public/Private Key for Oracle Cloud Service
  • Usable Database Storage – Specify storage requirement for the database service
  • Total data file storage – Specify total data file storage
  • Administration Password – Specify Password for the SYS user.
  • Confirm Password specified above.
  • DB name – it would automatically populated. User can modify if required.
  • PDB Name – Pluggable database name will be automatically populated. User can modify if required.
  • Backup destination – If you remember, we discussed this option while setting up Storage Container in earlier post. Option “Both Cloud and Local Storage” will only be available if container is configured. Otherwise user can select “Local Storage Only”
    If backup destination is “Both Cloud and Local Storage” then user will have to supply,
  • Cloud Storage Container – it will be like identityDomainName/containerName
  • Cloud Storage User name – it will be cloud admin user name(normally email id)
  • Cloud Storage Password – It will be cloud admin password.

Click “Next” to proceed.

Confirm on the landing page. It will start creation of DBaas Service.

User can click on “Service Name” which will be listed on the page to see list of activities getting performed. It takes about 15-30 min depending on cloud network availability.