Aqua CSPM

Instance Max Count

Quick Info

Plugin TitleInstance Max Count
CloudORACLE
CategoryCompute
DescriptionEnsures the total number of VM instances does not exceed a set threshold.
More InfoThe number of running VM instances should be carefully audited, especially in unused regions, to ensure only approved applications are consuming compute resources. Many compromised Oracle accounts see large numbers of VM instances launched.
ORACLE Linkhttps://docs.cloud.oracle.com/iaas/Content/Compute/Concepts/instancemanagement.htm
Recommended ActionEnsure that the number of running VM instances matches the expected count. If instances are launched above the threshold, investigate to ensure they are legitimate.

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