Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Documentation

What's New in the Console

This topic summarizes recent enhancements to the Oracle Cloud Console.

The updates recently introduced to unify the Console experience enhance and simplify managing your cloud. To achieve the overall reduction in interfaces, some navigation paths and workflows have changed. The following tables summarize the changes to expect:

 

Task or Feature Workflow in the Unified Console
Landing page

After signing in, you now land on the Oracle Cloud Console home page and access all services from this page. The navigation menu includes services that you previously navigated to through My Services. For general information about the Console home page, see Using the Console.

Navigate to Services

Navigating to Platform Services

Open the navigation menu. Under More Oracle Cloud Services, go to Platform Services and click the service you want to access.

Navigating to Classic Data Management Services

Open the navigation menu. Under More Oracle Cloud Services, go to Classic Data Management Services and click the service you want to access.

Navigating to Classic Infrastructure Services

Open the navigation menu. Under More Oracle Cloud Services, go to Classic Infrastructure Services and click the service you want to access.

Navigating to the Applications Console

If your Cloud account also has Cloud Applications services provisioned, then you'll have access to the Applications Console.

In the Console header, click Applications to switch to the Applications Console.

View Platform or Classic Announcements Announcements for Platform and Classic services display in a banner above the header bar in the Console.
Navigate to My Home From the Oracle Cloud Console: Open the Profile menu (User menu icon), and then click Service User Console.
Chat Support See Chat Online with an Oracle Representative.

Account Management Changes

Task or Feature Workflow in the Unified Console
View Invoices

Open the navigation menu. Under Governance and Administration, go to Account Management and click Invoices.

Your list of invoices is displayed. You can access your invoices in PDF format.

Platform Services Cost Breakdown View the breakdown of your Platform Services on the Cost Analysis page: Open the navigation menu. Under Governance and Administration, go to Account Management and click Cost Analysis.

User Management and Identity Changes

Task or Feature Workflow in the Unified Console
Clone Cloud Administrator permissions

See Add a User with Oracle Cloud Administrator Permissions.

Add or revoke a Platform Service role (sometimes called a service entitlement) for a user See Managing Oracle Identity Cloud Service Roles for Users.
Add or revoke access to an instance See Managing Instance Roles in the Console.
Add roles to a group See Managing Oracle Identity Cloud Service Roles for Groups.
Edit an IDCS group name See To edit details for an Oracle Identity Cloud Service group.
Add users to an IDCS group See To add users to a group.
Change password See Changing Your Password.
Open the Identity Cloud Service (IDCS) console

Open the navigation menu. Under Governance and Administration, go to Identity and click Federation.
A list of the identity providers in your tenancy is displayed.

Click the Oracle Identity Cloud Service Console link to open the Identity Cloud Service console.

Platform Service Region Management Changes

To view and subscribe to Platform Services regions

  1. Open the Console, open the Region menu, and then click Manage Regions.
  2. On the Manage Regions page, click Platform Services Regions.

    The list of geographical regions is displayed. Regions that you have not subscribed to provide a button to create a subscription. A sample of the Platform Services Regions page is shown in the following screenshot:

    Platform Services Regions page in the Console

  3. To subscribe to a region, locate the region in the list and click Subscribe.

    It might take several minutes to activate your tenancy in the new region.

You cannot unsubscribe from a region.