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Google Cloud Platform - Compute VM Node Source

Google Cloud Platform - Compute VM Node Source

Google Cloud Platformopen in new window (GCP) is a cloud service in wide use for dynamic infrastructure; it is easy to start up and shut down Node "Instances" in the cloud.

Configuring the Node Source

Authentication & Configuration

Follow the steps outlined in the Google Cloud Integration Overviewopen in new window doc to configure credentials for the GCP plugins. Credentials can be configured on a per Project basis or for the entire Process Automation system.

Project ID
Specify your GCP Project ID.
Specify your GCP Secret Key. If using the GCP Node Source it's possible to use ${} and the Zone will be dynamically populated with the region for that node.
Access Key Path
Path to Key Storage entry containing the Access Key.

Note: This node source does not support pulling these settings from the System Configuration.

Filtering Nodes

Just running instances
Will return only running instances to populate the Node listing.