Saturday, 21 March 2015

How to connect to the Google Compute Engine / Cloud

Firstly we download the Google Cloud SDK installer:

Upon installation, launch the Google Cloud SDK Shell and type the following to authneticate with Google Cloud:
gcloud auth login

We can list all of the projects we currently have:
gcloud preview projects list

We shall set the default project we will be working with:
gcloud config set project <project-id>

We can now return a list of the vm instances:
gcloud compute instances list


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