Knowledge Base

Add a connection to Google Cloud Platform

To create a new connection to Google Cloud Platform from Deploy4Me you can do the following:

  1. Start a new project or select an existing one
  2. Click continue to see the Connect to Cloud screen
  3. Click button Google Compute Engine
  4. Make sure you have enabled Google Compute API from Google Cloud console
  5. Fill the parameters in the New Connection form and click Get Code

    Add a new Google Cloud Platform connection
    Fig. 1: Add a new Google Cloud Platform connection

  6. Log into your Google account
  7. After authentication you can see the Deloy4Me application. Click Authorize Application
  8. Click Close Window

    Getting the authentication code from Google Cloud Platform
    Fig. 2: Getting the authentication code from Google Cloud Platform

Save the connection using Continue button

Now you can see the Authorization Code. This mean that you have successfully integrated Deploy4Me and Google Cloud Platform.

To fill the project ID open the list of active projects in Google Cloud console and copy the ID.

Getting the project id from Google Cloud console
Fig. 3: Getting the project id from Google Cloud console

Now you are ready to deploy some servers in the cloud.

Once you have found all parameters and paste in the New Connection form you can click Continue.

New connection is ready
Fig. 4: New connection is ready

The Continue button will save your connection and start the connection check. If all parameters are entered correctly the wizard shows you the next step. Successful check confirmation will be on a screen.

Once connection is set up you can continue the wizard
Fig. 5: Once connection is set up you can continue the wizard

Deploy4Me allows you to deploy the software only if connection is valid.